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Mails News Articles

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NFSP statement regarding counterfeit stamps

The NFSP has raised our concern with Post Office Ltd (PO) over the potential reputational damage to postmasters regarding counterfeit stamps. In a story published by the Daily Mail on Wednesday, it w...

Apr 12, 2024 |

NFSP statement regarding PO’s Postmaster NED roles

Following Post Office Ltd’s (PO) announcement regarding the application for two postmasters to join their Board as Postmaster Non-Executive Directors today, the NFSP again wishes to express its...

Apr 8, 2024 |

Christine Donnelly's column: Don't be afraid to talk to someone

Hello,Some 20 years back we had a violent robbery at our post office, there was a period where I did not know if my husband was dead or alive. At the time, with the support of customers, friends and n...

Apr 4, 2024 |

Royal Mail's proposal for the future Universal Service

International Distributions Services plc announced today that Royal Mail (RM) has submitted its response to Ofcom’s call for input into the Universal Service.Following extensive consultation, an...

Apr 3, 2024 |

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ELECTION – MIDLAND REGION

A vacancy now exists for a Non-Executive Director to represent the Midland Region.  The period of office shall be to June 2027. The legal duties that a Non-Executive Director is required to upho...

Apr 3, 2024 |

NFSP statement on Post Office Ltd’s remuneration update

Post Office Ltd (PO) have today released information relating to remuneration and the Operational Excellence Initiative. This has been sent out by email to all postmasters. During the 2019 Remunerati...

Mar 27, 2024 |

Calum Greenhow comment: Unity is key and should not be ignored

There are two aspects in dealing with Post Office Ltd (PO) at this moment that are proving challenging for the NFSP. “Only two” I hear you cry. The first is that PO has set up di...

Mar 27, 2024 |

Tim Allen’s Postmaster Ponderings: “Sell Post Office to Amazon for a quid”

This article is the individual ponderings of a postmaster and does not necessarily reflect the views of the NFSP but is the sort of communication we receive or hear that in turn is reflected in our fu...

Mar 22, 2024 |

New NFSP podcast available now

In the latest episode of our podcast, The Post Report: Stories from the post office network, NFSP Chief Executive Calum Greenhow, along with postmasters Sue Bruce and Barry Vara, speak about all the i...

Mar 20, 2024 |

Keith Richards column: How the NFSP supports HSS claimants

Hello,My role within the NFSP is described as “Compliance and Network Support” which covers a wide range of services to members.One role which I have been involved with for a number of yea...

Mar 5, 2024 |

Statement: NFSP welcomes new legislation

The NFSP welcomes the change in legislation announced last week which will exonerate hundreds of postmasters who were convicted in the Horizon scandal. The new legislation was announced by Postal Aff...

Feb 26, 2024 |

NFSP statement: Royal Mail partnership with PayPoint

The news that Royal Mail has partnered with PayPoint’s Collect+ network is disappointing for the Post Office network but can unfortunately be of little surprise. If, under MDA2, the Post Office...

Feb 22, 2024 |

Tim Allen’s Postmaster Ponderings: Why the removal of government services from post offices harms people

This article is the individual ponderings of a postmaster and does not necessarily reflect the views of the NFSP but is the sort of communication we receive or hear that in turn is reflected in our fu...

Feb 22, 2024 |

NFSP statement: More revelations show why an Oversight Committee is the only way forward

Colleagues will have been further dismayed by the news and reports that came out over the weekend and this is the reason the NFSP again reiterates that an Oversight Committee is the only way forward f...

Feb 19, 2024 |

Calum Greenhow comment: Time for the pragmatic voice to be heard

Back in 2019, I was invited to a regional meeting in Birmingham on a Sunday. For me, Birmingham is 4.5 hour journey in good traffic conditions. I left the house at 5am and drove down for the 10am meet...

Feb 15, 2024 |

NFSP statement on why an Oversight Committee is the right way ahead for the Post Office network

Mutualisation is the right answer at the right time and has been the policy of the NFSP since 2010. However, Post Office Ltd (PO) has £800m of liabilities and requires hundreds of millions of po...

Feb 8, 2024 |

Bharat Visani's column: Be vigilant and keep yourself safe

Hi all,I am the Non-Executive Director for the NFSP in the Midlands Region. There are 10 regions with a NED for each one, plus their nominated person who represents some of the multiple...

Jan 29, 2024 |

Robert Clack's column: Have a retail plan and implement changes

Hi all,The festive season has come and gone. Now is the right time to make plans for the year ahead. It’s time to take a fresh look at your retail offer and make sure that you take advantag...

Jan 19, 2024 |

NFSP statement on PO Board Postmaster NED role

The NFSP wishes to express its reservations about the role of Post Office Ltd (PO) Board Postmaster NED and question what benefit this role has brought to the Network beyond the roles being promoted b...

Jan 19, 2024 |

Tim Allen’s Postmaster Ponderings: Will NBIT be a new beginning?

This article is the individual ponderings of a postmaster and does not necessarily reflect the views of the NFSP, but is the sort of communication we receive or hear that in turn is reflected in our f...

Jan 12, 2024 |