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IMPORTANT: CHANGES TO COVID-19 RULES

Last night, the Government announced new rules to address rising cases of coronavirus in England. It is expected that similar measures will soon be introduced for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...

Sep 23, 2020 |

NFSP national web event - Sunday 27 September

  From 10am - 1pm on Sunday 27 September the NFSP will be holding its national web event 'Working for you, working with you' via Microsoft Teams.   You will be able to hear abou...

Sep 17, 2020 |

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 |

NFSP STATEMENT ON POST OFFICE LTD BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT

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

NFSP conference 2020 cancelled; AGM announced

NFSP conference 2020. Due to COVID-19, the NFSP’s annual conference, originally scheduled to take place in May 2020, was provisionally pushed back to October. We have now taken the decision to c...

Jul 6, 2020 | NFSP

Coronavirus update - 19 June 2020

Throughout COVID-19, managing employees has been a key issue for subpostmasters. We have put together advice and guidance to help you with HR-related issues as the lockdown begins to ease. Link:...

Jun 19, 2020 | Other

Coronavirus update - 17 June 2020

The lockdown is beginning to ease, and, over time, we can expect the high street to get busier and busier. It is vital that you act now to ensure your post office is a safe place for your employees a...

Jun 17, 2020 |

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 |

Retail News - Humberstones

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May 18, 2020 | Retail

Mental Health Awareness Week

As a subpostmaster you are doing so much to support your communities and look after your staff and customers during this pandemic. It’s important not to forget about your own mental health. Many...

May 18, 2020 | Other

June 2020 remuneration announcement

As you will have seen, Post Office Ltd (PO) has announced a scheme for supporting June’s remuneration for the network. After the approach for underpinning April and May’s remuneration was...

May 7, 2020 | Post Office

Home delivery guidance issued

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has issued guidance which may be useful to subpostmasters offering home deliveries during the coronavirus crisis. If you are using your personal vehicle to...

May 7, 2020 | Retail