Post Office News Articles

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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

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 | Other

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

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

Hopes springs in Best Village Shop competition

Family run village store and PO, Hopes of Longtown, Hereford, was today announced as runner up (and was highly commended) in the Best Small Shop of 2018 competition, run by the Independent Retailers&r...

Nov 20, 2018 | Post Office

Treasury Select Committee launches probe into declining free ATM numbers

The Treasury Select Committee has today (9 November) launched a new inquiry into consumer access to financial services, seeking evidence on the impact of reducing the number of free-to-use ATMs and th...

Nov 20, 2018 | Post Office

Post Office launches digital passport service at 725 branches across the UK

The Post Office has today (6 November) announced the launch of digital passport renewals, which includes the popular Check and Send service, at 725 locations across the UK. Working together with Her...

Nov 20, 2018 | Post Office

'Bank branch deserts' becoming more common, BBC study finds

Around 13 million adults in the UK now live in areas where at least half of the local banks and building societies have closed, analysis by the BBC reveals. Figures from the Office for National Stati...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

East Midlands post office blown up after bungled ATM raid

Raiders yesterday (22 October) blew up a post office in a bid to steal a cash machine. Debris was strewn outside the Post Office in Chapel Street, Spondon, Derby, after the explosion at about 04:45am...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

PO's takeover of Payzone gets the green light

The Post Office has today (19 October) been given the go-ahead to complete its acquisition of the Payzone bill payments business by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) – with the deal se...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

Village PO’s in the running to be named Britain’s Best Small Shop

Family run village store and post office, Hopes of Longtown near Hereford, has made it on to the shortlist of retailers in the running to be named Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2018. The branch w...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

It's beginning to look a lot like Xmas as RM begins recruitment campaign

Royal Mail has launched its annual recruitment drive for thousands of seasonal workers to help sort the Christmas post and the increasing amount of online shopping parcels. Around 23,000 jobs are ava...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office