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Post Office Launches Money Card

Post Office Launches Money Card

July 16 2014

Categories:
Financial Services All
National

- The pre-paid Money Card offers customers a convenient way of managing their money without going over budget
- The flexibility of Post Office’s Money Card means it can be used on the high street, online, and at ATMs
- Customers can set their spending limit according to their budget
- Two card options available, Pay As You Go or Pay Monthly

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Eastern Med Boasts Best Value Car Hire But UK Tourists Could Steer Their Holiday Autos Into Excess Trouble By Cutting Corners

Eastern Med Boasts Best Value Car Hire But UK Tourists Could Steer Their Holiday Autos Into Excess Trouble By Cutting Corners

July 12 2014

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National
Travel All
Travel Money

- Holiday car hire costs least in Cyprus, Malta and Turkey
- Majorca is most expensive in the eurozone – costing £200 more than Cyprus
- Under half of UK holidaymakers cover themselves against high excess charges for car damage; over three-quarters fail to insure against tyre or window damage
- Failure to do so could cost over £1,000 in excess charges

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Post Office Annual Report Statement 2013 - 2014

Post Office Annual Report Statement 2013 - 2014

July 10 2014

Categories:
Corporate
National

- Post Office takes significant steps towards commercial sustainability, reducing dependence on the taxpayer
- Despite a fall in revenue and a decline in network subsidy of £10m, operating profit before exceptional items increased £13m to £107m
- Over 2,000 branches transformed offering 50,000 more opening hours at end March 2014 and more than 1,000 open on Sundays

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Post Office Touring Displays Marking First World War Launched Today

Post Office Touring Displays Marking First World War Launched Today

July 08 2014

Categories:
Corporate
National

- Post Office displays, commemorating the First World War, will travel to branches across the UK, starting today
- Venues include Oldham and Birmingham, home to two VC recipients
- Exhibition pays tribute to local communities whose bravery will never be forgotten – 75,000 GPO workers fought in the War and 8,500 were killed
- Remembers crucial role of women who took over from absent fathers, husbands, brothers, and sons

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Latest Regional Releases

Welwyn Park Post Office Officially Opens New Community Hub

Welwyn Park Post Office Officially Opens New Community Hub

July 15 2014

Categories:
Agency
Regional

- Post Office Community Group unite to enhance local facilities
- Welwyn Park Post Office becomes a multi-purpose community hub

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New Digital Community 'Hub' Launched By Allendale Post Office

New Digital Community Hub Launched By Allendale Post Office

June 11 2014

Categories:
Agency
Regional

- Allendale Post Office is to become a physical and digital Community Hub for local residents and tourists
- Winners of Post Office Community Enterprise Fund officially launch new in branch internet suite
- Post Office, Northumberland Community Development Network, County Councilor, Parish Council and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership unite in community spirit

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