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Retailers ‘unaware’ of music licensing rules, survey finds

More than half of small businesses owners in the UK incorrectly believe a personal music account gives them the right to use it in their place of work, according to a new survey by licensing specialis...

Nov 5, 2018 | Retail

It's beginning to look a lot like Xmas as RM begins recruitment campaign

Royal Mail has launched its annual recruitment drive for thousands of seasonal workers to help sort the Christmas post and the increasing amount of online shopping parcels. Around 23,000 jobs are ava...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

A million people in the UK ‘live in food deserts’ claims report

More than a million people in the UK live in ‘food deserts’ – areas where poverty, poor public transport and a lack of big supermarkets severely limit access to affordable fresh frui...

Nov 5, 2018 | Retail

PO to expand number of branches within WHSmiths stores

The number of Post Office branches within WHSmith stores will be extended under a new agreement announced today (October 11). WHSmith currently runs 135 Post Offices within their high street stores t...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

Retail sales cool in September

Total UK retail sales grew by 0.7% last month, compared with 2.3% growth during September 2017. These are the lowest growth figures for a year. The figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) an...

Nov 5, 2018 | Retail

Is Amazon about to open "bricks and mortar" c-stores in the UK?

Amazon is looking to acquire a “significant number” of smaller retail sites in order to open its Amazon go store concept in the UK, according to media reports over the weekend.An article i...

Nov 5, 2018 | Retail

Award-winning PO sold to Co-op

Award-winning subpostmasters Paul and Gail Mather have sold their Sherston Post Office & Stores to Midcounties Co-operative after running it for 14 years. The 1,800sq ft branch, located in the vi...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

MoneyGram withdrawn from 3,500 PO branches

Post Office Ltd has written to approximately 3,500 branches advising that MoneyGram services are to be withdrawn. Currently MoneyGram pays HMRC a registration charge of £135 per year for each b...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

Government to tackle food waste in retail and manufacturing

The government today (October 2) said it will set up a pilot scheme to reduce food waste, specifically addressing surplus food from retail and manufacturing. The scheme, which will be supported by &p...

Nov 5, 2018 | Retail

Royal Mail shares plunge after profits warning

Royal Mail shares ended 18% lower today (Monday October 1) after it warned on profits in an unscheduled trading update. The mails provider said cost savings would be just £100m this year rather...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office

Royal Mail announces Xmas posting dates

Royal Mail has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2018. In the UK, the latest recommended posting dates for Christmas 2018 are Tuesday December 18 for second class mail, Thursday December...

Nov 5, 2018 | Post Office