Brixton Pound Pay-by-Text Payment System
Felix | On 27, Nov 2012
Jamey introduces El Panzon, a Brixton based Mexican eatery business to the Brixton Pound pay by text system and demonstrates how easy it is to pay for goodd and services whilst benefiting the Brixton community.
From November Lambeth council employees can opt to be paid in Brixton Pound with over 120 members of staff have already pledged to receive a portion of their salary in Brixton Pounds, which is excellent news for local, independent businesses who are likely to see increased trade as a result.
When you can pay your taxes in local money it’s become the real thing
Brixton based local business can also opt to pay their business rates with no additional cost in Brixton ‘s own local currency.
The B£ will make money work for Brixton by supporting smaller shops and traders who are under threat from the recession and larger chains. It will stay in Brixton and circulate, increasing local trade and community connections.