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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 |


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 |


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 |

Postal Affairs Minister extends thanks to subpostmasters

Postal Affairs Minister Paul Scully has written to all subpostmasters and their staff to thank them for their efforts during the pandemic. In a letter dated 15 January, Minister Scully told subpostma...

Jan 18, 2021 |

Applications open for new PO Non-Executive Director roles

On Monday 4 January Post Office Ltd (PO) CEO Nick Read announced that applications are now open for two subpostmasters to become Non-Executive Directors on PO’s Board. Applications will be ope...

Jan 12, 2021 |

Looking after your mental health this Christmas

Amongst all the tinsel and present wrapping, we often forget that Christmas can be a difficult time for many – it can bring memories of lost loved ones and feelings of loneliness, but this yea...

Dec 18, 2020 |

Second Mails Distribution Agreement reached between PO and RM

The NFSP welcomes this morning’s announcement of the new agreement between Royal Mail (RM) and Post Office Ltd (PO), due to commence on 29 March 2021. The post office network has a long-stand...

Dec 17, 2020 |

Horizon IT dispute - six convictions overturned

Six subpostmasters have had their convictions reversed after being wrongly accused of theft/fraud due to errors within the Horizon IT system.The acquittals were delivered at a hearing on Friday 11 D...

Dec 14, 2020 |