New App to help you check your banknotes

Pubwatch members worried about counterfeit currency will be pleased to know that the Bank of England has launched a new Banknotes app – it is free to download and makes it quick and easy for people that frequently use banknotes, to gain the confidence that the notes they are accepting are genuine.


Using its interactive touch screen guide, it enables you to view all current Bank of England banknotes and their security features. Did you know that there are eight security features on the L20 note? It also provides advice on what to do if you think you have a counterfeit note. 


Please forward this message on and encourage your local members to download and use this app.


Further information and direct links to download the app from the Apple or Google Play stores can be found via their website


Alternatively, to find the app directly on the Apple or Google Play stores search for ‘Bank of England Banknotes’.