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Latest National Releases

Meal Deals Make A Big Difference To Wallet-Watching Families On European Summer Holidays

Meal Deals Make A Big Difference To Wallet-Watching Families On European Summer Holidays

July 25 2014

Categories:
National
Travel All
Travel Money

- Powerful pound helps prices plunge in most top European family resorts
- Sunny Beach, Bulgaria and Costa del Sol are again cheapest for families
- Biggest falls of over 26 per cent come where restaurants have cut meal costs says new Family Holiday Report (www.postoffice.co.uk/familyholidays2014)
- Resort spending rises 16.5 per cent and two-in-five bust the budget by £242

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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

Categories:
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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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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