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NFSP Financial Statements - year ending 30 September 2020

Ahead of the NFSP's AGM on 9 May 2021, our financial statements for the year ending 30 September 2020 can be downloaded HERE.   Details of how to attend the AGM on 9 May will be shared wit...

Apr 16, 2021 |

WATCH NOW - Postmaster NED election hustings

WATCH NOW - Postmaster NED election hustings On Tuesday evening (23 March) the NFSP held a hustings for the current Postmaster NED election.The event was hosted by NFSP Chair Tim Boothman and all six...

Mar 25, 2021 |

May 2021 Local Elections

Last month, the government announced that May’s local elections will be going ahead as planned despite the pandemic, this includes those postponed in 2020. Due to the number of people shielding...

Mar 23, 2021 |

Banking Services (Post Offices) Bill well received

The NFSP recently worked alongside Duncan Baker MP on the Banking Services (Post Offices) Bill, which was presented to Parliament on 2 March 2021. The Bill seeks to ensure that banks are required to o...

Mar 23, 2021 |

Increase to contactless payment limit

Following the Government’s recent spring budget statement, the legal limit for contactless payments is set to increase from £45 to £100 per transaction. This will allow individuals t...

Mar 16, 2021 |

Postmaster NED election hustings

Post Office Ltd (PO) recently announced the final six candidates for the new Postmaster Non-Executive Director roles. The NFSP welcomes these new roles, and feels it is important that the subpostmast...

Mar 12, 2021 |

WhatsApp's new privacy terms - how do they affect NFSP group chats?

WhatsApp has recently updated its Privacy Policy. Understandably, many NFSP members have asked how this affects the NFSP's group chats. We have collected some key information on the new policy....

Mar 4, 2021 |

Dealing with abuse and aggressive behaviour

Over January and February, there has been an increase in abuse/aggressive behaviour from post office customers – with the average number of weekly incidents reaching almost double the average...

Feb 26, 2021 |

POST OFFICE HORIZON INQUIRY: HOW TO TAKE PART

The Post Office Horizon Inquiry wants to hear from current and former subpostmasters and there are a number of ways to take part.  Submit a written response – deadline 23 February The Inq...

Feb 11, 2021 |

Stopping the slide into a cashless society

The NFSP fully welcomes the Banking Services (Post Offices) Bill that is going to be presented by Duncan Baker MP on 2 March 2021. The Bill will ensure that banking institutions are mandated to mainta...

Feb 10, 2021 |

ELECTION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS 2021-2024

The NFSP is seeking nominations for members to serve on its Board of Non-Executive Directors. Regional elections are to be held in the Midland, North West, London, South East and South West regions.&...

Jan 21, 2021 |