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Post Offices: a support mechanism for 300,000 vulnerable people

The post office network relies on a subsidy from Government. It is just over six months until the current subsidy arrangement ends and that is deeply worrying for subpostmasters and the communities th...

Sep 10, 2020 |

Self-employment income support scheme - second grant available

Subpostmasters whose businesses have been adversely affected by COVID-19 since 14 July will be able to claim a grant payment through the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS...

Aug 28, 2020 |


The NFSP welcomes the announcement that Post Office Ltd (PO) intends to create a ‘Postmaster role’ on its Board. This is something the NFSP has been calling for over the last few years on...

Aug 17, 2020 |

Working in the heatwave

The NFSP's trusted HR partner HR:4UK has expert advice for NFSP members on working through the current heatwave. The UK is currently experiencing a heatwave with temperatures expected to reach 9...

Aug 11, 2020 | Other

NFSP AGM 2020 & September event

The NFSP’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 took place at 11am on Wednesday 29 July via the online meeting system Zoom. Guy Butterworth of the NFSP’s auditor Lucraft Hodgson & Dawes...

Jul 31, 2020 | NFSP

Actions in response to the roll out of ordering via Branch Hub

As subpostmasters will likely be aware, Post Office Ltd (PO) is rolling out a new system for ordering stock via Branch Hub – which it intends to replace the Horizon-based ordering system. The N...

Jul 24, 2020 | Post Office

Mandatory face coverings in shops and supermarkets

From Friday 24 July it will be mandatory for customers to wear face coverings in shops and supermarkets in England. These regulations are already in place in Scotland - with the same overall guidance...

Jul 23, 2020 |

Post Office Ltd interference with Google My Business pages

The NFSP has become aware that Post Office Ltd (PO) has been taking control of and editing individual post offices’ Google My Business pages. In many cases this has seen PO remove content relat...

Jul 23, 2020 | Post Office

Coronavirus update - 8 June 2020

There are key dates and information you should be aware of relating to two of the support schemes Government has made available to you in response to the coronavirus. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme...

Jun 8, 2020 |

Coronavirus update - 2 June 2020

As you may be aware, Post Office Ltd (PO) is introducing major changes to the availability of bureau services across the network due to the impact of the coronavirus. Due to domestic and internationa...

Jun 2, 2020 |

Coronavirus update - 22 May 2020

The following is the latest update from the NFSP on the coronavirus situation as of 4pm 22 May 2020.   Headline information Remuneration web event - Q&A now available Nick Beal, PO Head o...

May 22, 2020 |