Post Office statement on Southwark Crown Court appeals
Southwark Crown Court today (14 May 2021) formally acquitted two former postmasters, referred by the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC), in uncontested appeals. The cases, from 2001 and 2006, were referred to the Court in January 2021 and relate to convictions in Magistrates’ Courts in which Post Office acted as prosecutor.A Post Office spokesman said:“Post Office sincerely is extremely sorry
Post Office statement on Historical Convictions – potential future appeals
Post Office said today that it is contacting people it previously prosecuted - mainly former postmasters - to assist them in potentially appealing their historical convictions. This follows an extensive review of relevant historical prosecutions brought by Post Office since 1999, which has been conducted by criminal law specialists, Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP.To date, a total of 45 histori
Post Office joins DEC Coronavirus appeal providing 11,500 branch locations where donations can be made
Post Office joins DEC Coronavirus Appeal which has been extended to provide urgent life-saving assistance in India
BankHubs launch to provide communities with vital cash and banking services from their local Post Office
Two ‘BankHubs’ have opened as part of the Communities Access to Cash Pilots (CACP) initiative. The new centres in Rochford and Cambuslang will provide local customers with basic banking and cash services, as well as dedicated rooms where they can see community bankers from their own bank.
Post Office apologises for serious failures in historical prosecutions
Quashing of historical convictions is significant milestone Post Office stopped prosecutions many years ago Fundamental reform of operations and culture implemented The Post Office today sincerely apologises for serious failures in its historical conduct of prosecutions of postmasters, resulting in the Court of Appeal formally overturning convictions - that occurred between 2003 to 2013 - in unc
Two serving Postmasters elected to Post Office Board for first time in 360-year history
Two serving Postmasters have been elected to the Post Office Board as Non-Executive Directors for the first time in the Post Office’s 360-year history.
Post Office wins ‘Best Travel Insurance Provider’ and ‘Best Life Insurance Provider’ 2021
Post Office has won ‘Best Travel Insurance Provider’ and ‘Best Life Insurance Provider’ 2021 at the YourMoney.com awards.
Six Postmasters contesting first ever election to become Post Office Board Directors announced
Six serving Postmasters contesting the first ever election to become a Non-Executive Director on the Post Office Board have been announced
Post Office expands its Digital Identity services offering in new partnership with Yoti
Post Office is expanding its presence in the identity services market with the roll-out of a suite of online and in-branch products in a new partnership with digital identity company Yoti.
Post Office signs deal to sell broadband and home phone service to Shell Energy
Post Office has signed a deal to sell its telecommunications business to Shell Energy Retail.