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Half of UK parents pay children for digital chores - survey

Thursday 17 September 2015 | 11:06 CET | News
Research from Barclays shows that half of UK parents are now paying children for help with digital chores, reports The Telegraph. This includes recording TV shows, uploading photos to social media and setting up a new mobile phone. The survey also found that children were given pocket money in exchange for helping their grandparents with technology. Half of parents said they have paid up to GBP 20 for a single digital chore. Barclays also found that 7 in 10 parent give pocket money as cash, with only 19 percent using direct debit or payment apps. Barclays is launching a new mobile banking app

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