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first_img“The pound as we know it will not be round for much longer. The introduction of this new £1 coin will be a highly significant event and we are working with The Royal Mint to ensure key industries are ready and to ensure a smooth transition.”More information is available from thenewpoundcoin.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis36 Tagged with: Money Royal Mint Charities urged to prepare for the new pound coin  354 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis36 The familiar £1 coin will not be round for much longer. A new 12-sided coin will be introduced in 2017 and charities and businesses are being urged to make preparations for handling it.As reported by UK Fundraising in March 2014, the 30-year-old pound coin is next year being removed from circulation and replaced by a new 12-sided version. A public competition was held to choose the design, and UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake entered a philanthropy-themed design.The government and Royal Mint have created a website, thenewpoundcoin.com, that provides charities with materials to support them in their preparation for the new coin.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sLhzorMQMc[/youtube] Main image: Edge view of the proposed new one pound coin due to be introduced in 2017. Image: The Royal Mint About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Sound as a poundThe new pound coin will be “the most secure of its kind in the world”, designed to combat counterfeiters. There are around 45 million counterfeit £1 coins currently in circulation: in 2008 UK Fundraising reported that there were around 30 million. New security features include a hologram-like image that changes from a ‘£’ symbol to the number ‘1’ when the coin is seen from different angles. It also has micro-lettering and milled edges. Howard Lake | 31 October 2016 | News  353 total views,  1 views today Read how Howard Lake tried to add philanthropy to the new £1 coin design.The last of the current design of the £1 coins were minted in December 2015. What should charities do?Charities that handle cash should, according to the Government, take the following steps before March 2017:•           Check whether they operate equipment that handles the £1 coin;•           Contact their equipment supplier to find out if they need to make any adaptations or upgrades;•           Make the necessary changes to their coin handling equipment;•           Train their staff on the features of the new £1 coin; and•           Make arrangements with their bank or cash in transit provider to return the current £1 coin and new £1 coin in separate packaging.David Gauke, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, said: Advertisementlast_img read more

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