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Post Office News Articles

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Sue Edgar's Comment: It was an honour to attend Downing Street

NFSP Non-Executive Director North East Sue Edgar writes about handing the DVLA petition in to Downing Street and her emails with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.   Hello everyone, Well, what a busy...

Nov 8, 2023 |

Post Office partners with DPD and Evri to launch new in-branch parcel delivery services

Post Office has launched buy-in-branch sales with DPD and Evri which means Royal Mail is no longer the only carrier available at branches.   The first phase of the rollout began this week at al...

Nov 7, 2023 |

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak responds to NFSP about DVLA campaign

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has acknowledged the central role post offices and postmasters play in local communities after the National Federation of Subpostmasters presented the DVLA petition to Downi...

Nov 7, 2023 |

NFSP deliver DVLA petition to Downing Street

Members of The National Federation of Subpostmasters; MP Marion Fellows (SNP) and four postmasters visited Downing Street on Thursday 2 November to submit their petition to Rishi Sunak to retain DVLA...

Nov 6, 2023 |

Calum’s Comment: Customers don’t want everything online

NFSP Chief Executive Officer Calum Greenhow writes about how the DVLA campaign is reminding people that their communities will be worse off without Post Offices.   Hello everyone,Back in 2005 i...

Oct 24, 2023 |

Six million Post Office customers to be affected by Government’s removal of DVLA services

The National Federation of SubPostmasters (NFSP) are calling on the Government to reverse their decision to remove DVLA services from the Post Office network in the UK.   In a shock move, earli...

Oct 5, 2023 |

Engagement Session in Parliament

The NFSP has arranged an Engagement Session in Parliament between 10.30am – 12pm on Wednesday 1 November 2023. The session is a chance for Postmasters to meet with their MPs, to urge them to put...

Oct 5, 2023 |

Horizon Inquiry compensation

  On Tuesday 18 September 2023, Postal Minister Kevin Hollinrake MP, made a statement to Parliament announcing that £600,000 would be paid in compensation to those with an overturned Horiz...

Sep 19, 2023 |

Free bank note checking scheme from Bank of England

Counterfeit Money? Impressive counterfeits are in circulation Not just Bank of England notes There is an increase of Scottish counterfeit notes; Royal Bank of Scotland £20 Bank of Scotl...

Sep 6, 2023 |

GOVERNMENT REPORT - HIGHLY CRITICAL OF POST OFFICE BONUS SCHEME AND GOVERNANCE PROCESSES

Simmons & Simmons report into the Post Offices Transformation Incentive Scheme (TIS) has now been released. Colleagues can read the full report here.  This is the review of Amanda Burton&rsq...

Aug 17, 2023 |

NFSP launches petition - campaigning to prevent Government removing DVLA services from the Post Office from April 2024

  The Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) contract with the Post Office is due to expire in March 2024. This loss is one of many issues which will result in the closure of post offices...

Jun 28, 2023 |

SUCCESSFUL HOLYROOD EVENT PAVES WAY FOR NATION-WIDE ENGAGEMENT

An information session was held at Holyrood on Wednesday 31 May, 6-8pm. The event was organised by the NFSP to allow MSPs to talk to Postmasters and understand the issues they were facing, and hear of...

Jun 12, 2023 |

TAKE THAT STEP – BUY YOUR POSTAGE FROM YOUR LOCAL POST OFFICE

Your local post office delivers vital services to the most vulnerable in your community: Providing parcel and letter collection and despatch; access to cash, essential utilities plus banking and Gover...

May 31, 2023 |

SHOPKIND Campaign

SHOPKIND CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES TO ADDRESS ABUSE AND VIOLENCE TOWARDS RETAILERS The NFSP proudly supports the ShopKind campaign, spearheaded by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) on behalf of the...

Apr 17, 2023 |

PO ANNOUNCE INCREASE PER TRANSACTION FOR POSTMASTERS - BUT IT'S NOT ENOUGH

The NFSP has been lobbying PO to gain an increase in remuneration for postmasters. While the recent announcement of an increase per transaction is a step in the right direction, the NFSP does not beli...

Apr 3, 2023 |

POST OFFICE RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT & FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Post Office’s official financial report for 2021/22 has been released.  The annual report outlines Post Office's financial condition and operations from the previous year. Accordi...

Mar 14, 2023 |

Counterfeit Banknotes in Circulation: How to Identify Them and What to Do

During a recent visit to the Glasgow cash centre, some forged Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) £20 notes were presented that were so convincing that note counters had difficulty detecting them. ...

Feb 15, 2023 |

CWU Strike Update

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) have announced yet another strike that will commence on Thursday 16th February at 12:30pm. This strike will last 24 hours. The CWU tweeted yesterday (2nd February...

Feb 3, 2023 |

NFSP Statement on January Remuneration

NFSP Statement on January Remuneration    The latest Remuneration to post offices throughout the UK is down by approximately £4.5m in January. The NFSP CEO, Calum Greenhow has releas...

Jan 26, 2023 |

Westminster Hall debate: Future of postal services: 10 Jan

On January 10, Westminster had a Hall debate concerning the future of the postal services.Many important topics were discussed in this debate across all political parties. Tahir Ali MP, a member...

Jan 13, 2023 |