UK: End of the bank teller: Barclays scrapping cashiers to make customers use self-service machines

The traditional high street bank branch has taken another step towards extinction after Barclays announced plans to scrap cashiers.

Britain’s third biggest bank is to transform its branches in a bid to get customers to use self-service machines and cut down on queues.

Instead of waiting to see a cashier at a glass booth, customers will be greeted at the door by staff armed with iPads, who will answer their questions in the open reception area and help them with the self-service machines…

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Just part of the increasing trend to replace people with computers.  But by all means, keep those immigrants coming!

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