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Post Office News Articles

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DVLA and Post Office Ltd sign contract extension

The National Federation of Subpostmasters (NFSP) is delighted with today’s news that Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and Post Office Ltd (PO) have signed an extension to their contract....

Dec 18, 2023 |

Ruth Buckley-Salmon’s comment: Remuneration survey raises all of our issues

Hello, I’d like to introduce myself as the Public Affairs Manager for the NFSP.I’ve now been with the NFSP for three years and during this time, have organised events at Downing Street, th...

Dec 11, 2023 |

Take that Step Christmas campaign

We have revised the Take That Step campaign toolkit, focusing on the Christmas period, to encourage the public to avoid buying online postage and to visit their local post office.   We want to e...

Dec 8, 2023 |

Jim McCafferty’s comment: PUDO services haven’t been for Evri-body so far

Festive greetings everyone,As the welcome Christmas rush gets into full swing, we continue to face many issues. With PUDO, as the Evri service rollout continues, there are emerging procedural complic...

Dec 5, 2023 |

Sue Jude's comment: We have to fight for our businesses

Hi all, I'd like to give members a brief update from the Welsh Region and on our NFSP Benevolent Fund. We held a Senedd Event in Cardiff in September where a small group of us met with Sen...

Nov 28, 2023 |

NFSP Chair Tim Boothman: There's been mixed feedback to new services so far

Welcome everyone,The start of the Christmas season is almost upon us. Hopefully, this is a time when postmasters can spend a little time away from their offices doing whatever it is they enjoy at this...

Nov 21, 2023 |

NFSP receives ministerial response regarding DVLA petition

The National Federation of Subpostmasters has received a response from Richard Holden MP regarding the petition to keep DVLA services in post offices. A petition with 100,000 signatures was presented...

Nov 14, 2023 |

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 |

Action plan launched to tackle retail crime

An action plan to tackle retail crime has been launched by the Government this week. Crime and Policing Minister Chris Philp chaired a meeting with senior police leaders and 13 of the UK’s bigg...

Oct 24, 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 |

Postal Affairs Minister meeting update

The NFSP had an hour's meeting with the Postal Affairs Minister and Post Office as part of the ongoing Working Group last Wednesday. The following topics were covered: Outreaches Restriction...

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 |