Post Office Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary
of Royal Mail Group plc and operates under the Post Office
brand. Managing a nationwide network of around 16,000 Post
Office branches, they are the largest Post Office network
in Europe and the largest retail branch network in the UK
handling more cash than any other business.
Through their network, they sell around
170 products and services. Of the 2.7 billion transactions
they carry out each year, the majority are for banking,
leisure and postal services. Every year more than 500 million
household bills are paid over their counters, over a million
travel insurance policies are sold, and they are now the
biggest provider of foreign currency in Britain.