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NFSP statement on the Court of Appeal - 23 April 2021

The NFSP welcomes today's verdict which has overturned the convictions of 39 victims of the Horizon scandal. Last month we heard shocking revelations – including that Post Office Ltd (PO)...

Apr 22, 2021 |

New NFSP Mails Support Team

The NFSP’s project-specific grant funding for its Mails Segregation Team officially came to an end last month. However, with mails being such an important part of the post office network, the NF...

Apr 22, 2021 |

Take part in the latest research

There are currently three LIVE surveys relevant to subpostmasters – here’s how to take part: Horizon Inquiry ‘People Survey’. All NFSP members are invited to take part in the...

Apr 20, 2021 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Post offices are the 'access to cash' solution

The NFSP has responded to HM Treasury’s ‘Access to Cash: call for evidence’ which sets out the Government’s aims for protecting access to cash throughout the UK. Responses wer...

Nov 25, 2020 |

Post Office Ltd to invest £16m in ATM network

Last month Post Office Ltd (PO) announced that it will be investing £16 million over four years to update its network of ATMs. PO’s agreement with the Bank of Ireland (BOI) – which...

Nov 19, 2020 |

Petition for the extension of the post office network subsidy

Martyn Day, the MP for Linlithgow and East Falkirk, is working with the NFSP to ensure Government hears of the incredible work done by subpostmasters and the importance of continuing to provide financ...

Nov 17, 2020 |

NFSP mails update web event - Tuesday 17 November 8pm

Join the NFSP on Tuesday at 8pm for our national mails update via Zoom.Mark Siviter, Managing Director Mails & Retail, Post Office Ltd will be joining.Subjects will include: Parcel Collect...

Nov 16, 2020 |

Important information on staff returning from furlough

The Government’s Furlough scheme ends on 31 October and, as a result, you may have staff returning from furlough in the coming days. The NFSP has sought clarification from Post Office Ltd on so...

Oct 30, 2020 |

Message from NFSP CEO Calum Greenhow on Parcel Collect

Dear colleague I write to update you on the situation regarding the announcement on Wednesday 21 October that Royal Mail will be launching a national ‘Parcel Collect’ service. This is fur...

Oct 23, 2020 |

The NFSP says: "Branch is best"

On behalf of subpostmasters across the UK, the NFSP is very disappointed by the launch of Royal Mail's new 'Parcel Collect' service. Subpostmasters act as a salesforce for Royal Mail s...

Oct 21, 2020 |

NFSP urges Government to extend subsidy

The NFSP has called for the extension of the subsidy payment Government provides to Post Office Ltd.  The UK’s budgetary framework operates on a cyclical basis with the allocation of fundi...

Oct 21, 2020 |

NFSP National HR Web Event - Tuesday 6 October 8pm

Join the NFSP tonight (Tuesday 6 October) for our national HR web event on Microsoft Teams. HR:4UK’s Angela Clay will be discussing: The Government’s new Job Support Scheme. Changes...

Oct 6, 2020 |