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Howard Lake | 3 October 2018 | News £50 note’s security featuresSource: Bank of England on YouTube Bank of England’s short videos show how to spot genuine banknotes 1,317 total views, 4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 The Bank of England has published a series of short films designed to help businesses and retailers to fight fraud by checking that banknotes are genuine.The three-minute films should be useful for charities, charity shops and any individuals with responsibility for counting and checking donations.Two new films focus on the security features of the £20 and £50 notes. According to the Bank of England, these are “the two most commonly counterfeited notes”. The Bank has previously published videos covering the security elements of the £5 and £10 notes. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 1,316 total views, 3 views today Tagged with: Bank of England charity shops Law / policy Money Source: Bank of England on YouTubeThe Bank of England is encouraging businesses to view the films, to update their training resources accordingly and to pass on this latest advice to staff. £20 note’s security featuresSource: Bank of England on YouTube Old banknotesAt the same time as announcing these new films, the Bank of England announced that there are still many millions of the old £5 and £10 notes unaccounted for. They can all still be accepted at many banks and at the Post Office. The Bank of England will also replace them free of charge in perpetuity when presented at the Bank. Advertisement 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. Main image: Jane Austen £10 note. © Bank of England  on Flickr.com. Another film covers the security features on all current banknotes.