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PO extends financial services to help support vulnerable customers

Post Office Ltd (PO) has made two of its financial products available to banks, building societies and credit unions to assist vulnerable customers most in need of fast and simple access to cash durin...

May 7, 2020 |

New debt protection plan

The government has introduced new measures to protect high street shops and small companies from ‘aggressive’ rent collection and debt recovery. Business Secretary Alok Sharma set out pla...

May 7, 2020 |

What's our social value?

The NFSP is carrying out research to understand the different ways in which post offices support their local communities. NFSP Head of Research and Policy, Peter Hall said: “we talk regularly t...

May 5, 2020 | NFSP

Coronavirus update - 4 May 2020

The following is the latest update from the NFSP on the coronavirus situation as of 4pm 4 May 2020.   Headline information (updated 4 May)   National NFSP mails webinar - Wednesday 6 May...

May 4, 2020 |

Looking after your mental health is important too

These are challenging times. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives – both at home and at work. Over the last month, much attention has been given to how we can maintain...

Apr 9, 2020 |

PO unveils 'post office in a box' trial

Post Office Ltd (PO) is trialling a ‘post office in a box’ concept. Designed to be used where there is an urgent need for a branch, the new concept, which measures just 845mm by 845mm, op...

Apr 8, 2020 | Post Office

Royal Mail workers vote to strike - but action delayed over 'emergency service' call

Royal Mail (RM) workers have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action, although they will not walk out yet, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) voted b...

Apr 8, 2020 |

Mail centre visit success

North West Region NFSP Mail Segregation Officer Alan White organised a worthwhile visit for members to the Manchester Mail Centre. Timed just before the coronavirus crisis hit the UK, the visit&rsquo...

Apr 8, 2020 | NFSP

Urgent update

Last night (Monday 23 March) the Prime Minister announced that the UK would be entering a phase of ‘lockdown’. People have been instructed to stay at home unless absolutely necessary and n...

Mar 24, 2020 |

Post Office Ltd Judgement Appeal

The Court of Appeal has rejected an application by Post Office Ltd (PO) to appeal against the judgement handed down by High Court Judge Peter Fraser following the Common Issues Trial which finished in...

Dec 4, 2019 | NFSP

NFSP statement on increases to subpostmaster remuneration – 4 November 2019

The NFSP welcomes today’s announcement that subpostmaster remuneration is set to increase by £20m from April 2020. This increase is the main outcome of the review of subpostmaster remunera...

Nov 4, 2019 | NFSP