Royal Mail

  • Royal Mail
    7 September 2015
    Mailmen: New crop of top marketeers join campaign to promote mail

Marketing industry leaders have joined forces with Royal Mail MarketReach, the UK’s third largest media owner, to demonstrate the vital contribution that mail makes to advertising success in the new “MAILMEN” campaign launching today (7th September).

The campaign, created by Publicis Chemistry, is endorsed by influential industry leaders:

“As well as learning how to code, we should all know how to postcode,” Anil Pillai, CEO, DigitasLBi.

“Mail is great. Although I prefer to think of it as dynamically served content,” Ashley Friedlein, Founder, Econsultancy.

  • Royal Mail
    4 September 2015
    Royal Mail Marketreach partners with The Marketing Academy to support the launch of its alumni programme

Royal Mail MarketReach today announces its partnership with The Marketing Academy,,to sponsor its first alumni programme. As official partner for the new alumni programme, Royal Mail MarketReach will support The Marketing Academy as it continues to deliver leadership learning and development to the 150 graduates of its scholarship series.

  • Royal Mail
    2 September 2015
    New study from Royal Mail Marketreach reveals mail’s long-term value to advertisers

Mail that consumers value creates feelings which drives actions, a new study from Royal Mail MarketReach launched today reveals. These feelings and actions drive value for advertisers through both direct action and positive brand effect.The full This Time It’s Personal report can be downloaded from

Research was conducted by independent agency Quadrangle with 3,000 respondents and looked in depth at six sectors: financial services, retail, public sector, charities, travel and telecoms/utilities,

  • Royal Mail
    1 September 2015
    Crazy commutes! Cockburnsparth residents travel 24.2 miles to get to work

Royal Mail has commissioned a study of Postcode districts to investigate the commuting habits of people in the UK. The report, by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr), looked into who has the longest and shortest distance to travel to work and how the country prefers to make the journey.

  • Royal Mail
    21 August 2015
    blackpool and poulton-le-fylde delivery offices on the move

Royal Mail’s Blackpool and South Shore and Poulton-Le-Fylde delivery offices are moving to a new site on Blackpool Technology Park and we will start operating from the new site on a phased basis from Monday September 7, 2015.


We first announced our intention to relocate this office in November 2013. This move is driven by the changes in the mail we handle – with more parcels and fewer letters in our network. 


  • Royal Mail
    18 August 2015
    Royal Mail issues special stamps illustrating the beauty of British bees

Royal Mail today launched a set of 10 Special Stamps that celebrates the UK’s bee population.

The stamps feature illustrated images of various bee species from across the UK.

Royal Mail worked closely with Simon G. Potts, Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services at Reading University to produce a set of stamps that feature the Scabious Bee, Great Yellow Bumblebee, Northern Colletes Bee, Bilberry Bumblebee, Large Mason Bee and the Potter Flower Bee.

The miniature sheet includes four stamps showing the life and importance of the Honeybee.

  • Royal Mail
    10 August 2015
    Address Management Unit becomes the first Royal Mail team to achieve Investors in People Gold Award

Royal Mail’s Address Management Unit (AMU) has achieved the highly sought after Investors in People Gold Award - the first business unit within the company to achieve such recognition. The AMU team manages Royal Mail’s address databases, including the Postcode Address File (PAF).

Fewer than 10% of organisations working with Investors in People (IiP) in the country have been awarded the Gold standard, which recognises best practice in areas such as learning and development, leadership skills and staff recognition.

  • Royal Mail
    6 August 2015
    Edinburgh Festival Fringe puts its stamp on UK mail with new postmark

Royal Mail is celebrating this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe by issuing a very special postmark. This is the first time in the company’s 500 year history that a festival of this kind has been featured on a postmark.

The postmark will be applied to stamped UK mail from Friday 7 to Monday 31 August.

Local postman Stuart Millar and postwoman Katrina Coll had a sneak preview of the special postmark in Edinburgh today, along with Kath Mainland, chief executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

  • Royal Mail
    30 July 2015
    Royal Mail enhances Click & Drop with international services and multi-label creation and printing

Click & Drop, the online postage and labelling service from Royal Mail, today announces the introduction of multi-label postage and printing and international delivery services to over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Click & Drop is the SME and consumer shipping tool which makes buying and printing postage quicker and easier.

  • Royal Mail
    15 July 2015
    Royal Mail and Historic England launch new commitment to preserve the character and heritage of post boxes

Royal Mail and Historic England (formerly English Heritage) have launched a new commitment to preserve the character and heritage of England’s post boxes, recognising their vital role in connecting communities and businesses across the UK as well as being cherished local landmarks.

Under the policy, Royal Mail has committed to manage, repair and conserve its network of post boxes in their existing locations, unless exceptional circumstances or operational need necessitates their relocation or removal. 


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