Nick Read: ‘Why the Post Office is putting store owners on our board’

Nick Read Post Office

The Post Office is unique. We are the UK’s largest retail network, with 11,500 branches, and the vast majority are run on a franchise basis by independent postmasters.

These men and women are businesspeople often considered the pillars of our local communities. They keep their branches open, no matter the circumstances, providing vital services and support to these communities. 

With such a dedicated and enterprising group, I believe postmaster representation on the board is the right way forward for Post Office Limited.

Every organisation is different, not least the Post Office. As such, I can only tell you why we have made this decision and where I believe it can take us. I hope our decision will prove an example for others to emulate – I believe it will.

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