McColl’s rescue: PayPoint and Lottery services suspended until Morrisons takeover completes

However Post Office, which has branches in more than 500 McColl’s stores, confirmed its services had not been affected


Thousands have been left without vital in-store services from McColl’s stores, despite the struggling convenience chain being rescued from collapse by Morrisons last week. 

The supermarket officially announced it had acquired the company on 9 May, three days after it filed for administration, despite being rejected first time around. 

As part of the deal, Morrisons will take control of the 1,160 stores, which includes 270 Morrisons Daily sites. 

All 16,000 employees will also be transferred to Morrisons

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