The Parties to the Group Litigation in Bates v Post Office are pleased to report that they have reached a comprehensive resolution to their long-running litigation in the High Court, following several days of respectful, challenging, and ultimately successful mediation during which the parties engaged with each other in good faith.
The winners of the British Travel Awards 2019 have been revealed and we’re delighted to announce that Post Office has won gold for Best Foreign Exchange Travel Money Retailer and bronze for Best Travel Insurance.
Our much-valued partner Henderson's held their annual award ceremony in Belfast over the weekend. With 60 out of their 90 retail outlets now hosting a Post Office branch, they serve around 3 million of our customers a year, playing a significant role in strengthening our business.
Congratulations to two retailers with Post Offices who became Category Stars at the Independent Achievers Academy Gala Dinner last night.
It’s Post Office Season, our busiest time of year when our biggest priority is the mails peak. We speak to Mark Siviter, Managing Director Mails & Retail, about current trends in the mails market and what we’ll be focusing on this Christmas to be better for our postmasters and our customers.
Black Friday is hugely important for UK retailers with sales revenue growth in 2018 up 7% on the previous year. However, following a difficult year for retailers, IMRG have said the growth is likely continue to slow this year predicting sales growth forecast down to 2%-3%.
Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard from postmasters and members of the Business Support team. This week, meet the Postmaster: Haj, Albert Place branch, Manchester and the Business Support Manager, Sarah Eatock, NW England.