Post Office News Articles

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June 2020 remuneration announcement

As you will have seen, Post Office Ltd (PO) has announced a scheme for supporting June’s remuneration for the network. After the approach for underpinning April and May’s remuneration was...

May 7, 2020 |

Branch Hub launched early

NFSP members are being advised to sign up to Post Office Ltd’s (PO’s) Branch Hub, for the very latest information on all issues affecting the day to day running of your branch. PO has lau...

May 7, 2020 | Post Office

PO extends financial services to help support vulnerable customers

Post Office Ltd (PO) has made two of its financial products available to banks, building societies and credit unions to assist vulnerable customers most in need of fast and simple access to cash durin...

May 7, 2020 |

PO unveils 'post office in a box' trial

Post Office Ltd (PO) is trialling a ‘post office in a box’ concept. Designed to be used where there is an urgent need for a branch, the new concept, which measures just 845mm by 845mm, op...

Apr 8, 2020 | Post Office

Urgent update

Last night (Monday 23 March) the Prime Minister announced that the UK would be entering a phase of ‘lockdown’. People have been instructed to stay at home unless absolutely necessary and n...

Mar 24, 2020 |

Post Office Ltd Judgement Appeal

The Court of Appeal has rejected an application by Post Office Ltd (PO) to appeal against the judgement handed down by High Court Judge Peter Fraser following the Common Issues Trial which finished in...

Dec 4, 2019 | NFSP

NFSP response to the BEIS select committee inquiry into the PO network

The NFSP's response to the Inquiry can be accessed here. If you have any questions about our response, please email us at communications@nfsp.org.uk

Jun 20, 2019 | NFSP

Research among outreach service providers in Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland have commissioned Ipsos Mori to conduct research among subpostmasters who provide post office outreach services in Scotland. Subpostmasters will receive £30 as a '...

Apr 9, 2019 | Other

Q&A on Bates vs Post Office Ltd

In his recent judgement in the Bates vs Post Office Ltd group litigation, Mr Justice Fraser referred to the NFSP several times. This Q & A document provides clarification on some of the...

Apr 9, 2019 | Post Office

Subpostmasters enlisted in anti-scamming initiative

Subpostmasters in Northern Ireland have been recruited in the fight to protect vulnerable people from scammers. The ScamwiseNI Partnership teamed up with the Post Office (PO) and NFSP earlier this we...

Mar 7, 2019 | Post Office

Vennells to leave Post Office

Post Office last night (18 February) announced that Group Chief Executive Paula Vennells CBE is to step down to take up the role of Chair of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Vennells joined the...

Feb 19, 2019 | Post Office

Tributes paid to long-serving subpostmistress

The Post Office has paid tribute to a "loyal" and "long-serving" Somerset postmaster who has died suddenly. Peggy Gange-Harris, the postmaster of Othery Post Office, passed away o...

Feb 15, 2019 | Post Office

Digital-only bank enters talks with the Post Office

Digital-only bank Monzo has told MPs it has entered discussions with the Post Office to allow customers to deposit and withdraw cash in its branches. Tom Blomfield, chief executive of the start-up, w...

Feb 15, 2019 | Post Office

A helping hand for subpostmasters

Community businesses across England have until 1pm on 14 February to apply for a learning programme and a grant of up to £10,000. Open to early-stage community businesses that are planning to g...

Feb 6, 2019 | NFSP

Shoplifting decreases slightly, acccording to latest police stats

Shoplifting offences recorded by the police decreased by 1% to 378,656 incidents in the year ending September 2018, according to new figures. The Office for National Statistics’ annual Crime Su...

Jan 29, 2019 | Post Office

Link increases ATM fee in a bid 'to save rural machines'

Link, the ATM network, is increasing the fee it pays cash machine operators to keep remote free-to-use machines available. Operators will be offered up to £2.75 per withdrawal to persuade them...

Jan 25, 2019 | Post Office

Self-service becoming increasingly popular with PO customers, report finds

New research by consumer watchdog Citizens Advice shows people has found that self-service kiosks (SSKs) in post offices are "easy to use and they can significantly speed up service". &lsqu...

Dec 20, 2018 | Post Office

Royal Mail launches Xmas card mailing campaign with cash prizes for retailers

The power of how cards can connect people is the focus of Royal Mail’s Christmas card video campaign that is currently running on social media channels. Royal Mail’s short film is aimed at...

Dec 20, 2018 | Post Office

Royal Mail extends returns label printing service to Post Office network

Royal Mail has made its Labels to Go parcel returns service available in Post Office branches across the UK. The label printing service enables online shoppers to print free returns labels using thei...

Dec 20, 2018 | Post Office

PO issues date for "switchoff" of old Travel Money app

Post Office Ltd is reminding postmasters and customers that with the launch of the new app earlier this year, the company will be switching off the old Travel Money Card app on 5th December 2018. If...

Nov 20, 2018 | Post Office