There were porters who sold tickets at train stations and bus conductresses who sold and checked tickets.
There were tea ladies and garbage collectors.
Department stores were huge empires that employed a multitude of people to help the customer part with money.
For banking, you went to the teller, and later the checkout operators assisted people at the supermarket.
That was before machines took over and made our lives so much easier. But machines do not buy stuff and they don’t pay taxes.
We could go a long way to solving the problem of young unemployed by bringing in two years national service, not for conflicts that don’t concern us, but to train all young people for jobs and make sure that the work exists for them to go to.
The Government just can’t throw them out to starve.