BBC Children in Need is the latest charity to start using contactless card readers in its bid to collect a record number of donations.

The annual fundraiser will see Pudsey Bear positioned at 15 underground stations across London from November 14-16, giving change-less commuters a chance to quickly donate £5 by tapping their card or smartphone on an iZettle contactless payment reader.

The switch to contactless is a first for Children in Need in its 38-year history, as more people move away from carrying cash on them.

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