A warning has been issued as one Scottish note is to be withdrawn from circulation.

The Committee of Scottish Bankers (CSCB) has reminded people that there is now less than four weeks to go until all Scottish paper £100 notes are withdrawn from circulation.

They are encouraging the general public to spend or exchange any paper £100 notes in advance of the deadline, for polymer notes.

These are harder to counterfeit, stronger than paper and have environmental benefits.

A spokesperson for the CSCB confirmed: “Thanks to the work that the issuing banks have already undertaken to swap the older paper notes with the more secure, environmentally friendly polymer notes, all other denominations have already been replaced with polymer.

“We have set a deadline for using paper £100 notes as September 29, 2023. The Scottish note issuing banks will continue to accept old paper-based notes and there are currently no plans to change this.”