Brands making the most of April Fools' Day


Brands making the most of April Fools' Day

Not only a time for pranks and trickery, 1 April is now a time for brands to have a bit of fun as they market to their customers in new and surprising ways. This year brands from across the board have got in the spirit of April Fools....

Retail awards: how to write a winning entry


Retail awards: how to write a winning entry

You have to be in it to win it… With the 8 April entry deadline for the Post Office Retail Awards fast approaching, we ask judge Kathryn Hollingsworth what she’ll be looking out for. Read her top tips for award entries here, to get the...

  • 13-02-2019

    Partnership with The Guardian: Connecting Business

    We’ve partnered with The Guardian to highlight Post Office’s role as a local partner to small business. Find out more and read the first article here.

  • 24-01-2019

    Connect with your customers this Burns’ Night

    Offering another chance to reach out to communities, it’s Burns Night this week. Connect with your customers and local community by sharing these lesser known facts about Burns Night and by sharing our...

  • 08-01-2019

    Five travel market trends and predictions for 2019

    The heatwave of summer 2018 saw two thirds of us plan a British break. But what does the forecast hold for the next 12 months in the travel market?

  • 12-12-2018

    What does the future look like for Christmas cards?

    Some 62% of us still buy and send Christmas cards of all kinds. They spark Christmas spirit, let people know we care, and help support worthy causes. But will they matter as much tomorrow as they do today?...

  • 07-11-2018

    Observing Remembrance Sunday

    At 11:00 on Sunday 11 November, communities around the UK will fall silent in remembrance of those servicemen and women who have lost their lives in war. Here are some draft messages you can share on social...

  • 26-09-2018

    Changing customer expectations

    To remain number one in Mails, we have to understand how customer expectations and demands are changing and what it could mean for the service we provide.

  • 26-09-2018

    An interview with...the ACS

    Paul Chamberlain, Commercial Director at the Association of Convenience Stores shares information on the latest trends and opportunities within the sector

  • 25-09-2018

    The power of inclusion

    This week is National Inclusion Week, an annual opportunity for employers around the country to reflect on what inclusion really means. We asked some of our colleagues who are members of our D&I networks...

  • 19-09-2018

    Christmas in September

    Christmas products spotted at Tesco, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer and Poundland ... in September

  • 11-09-2018

    A cashless society?

    Knowing what our customers think is key requirement for a commercial business, so we went out to some of our branches to ask them what they think about the future of cash and to discover how they've been...

  • 04-09-2018

    An expert view: Cash in the UK

    The future of cash is something we hear a lot about in the media, but what do the experts think? Here we talk to Adrian Buckle from UK Finance to ask what UK Finance thinks about the future of cash in...