Royal Mail Quality Of Service

Royal Mail’s latest Quality of Service report reveals that Second Class mail has achieved its regulatory Quality of Service target for the first three quarters of the financial year 2018-19.

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RISE OF THE SILVER HAIRED SIRENS: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH AND JUDI DENCH AMONG THE NATION’S TOP FANTASY LOVE LETTER SENDERS

More mature national treasures - including David Attenborough, Paul Hollywood and Dame Judi Dench - are among the top choices for celebrities that Brits would most like to receive a love letter from, according to new research from Royal Mail.

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SENDING VALENTINE’S DAY CARD OR LETTER THREE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO SECURE A DATE THAN LIKE, SWIPE OR E-MAIL

New research from Royal Mail reveals that sending a heartfelt Valentine’s Day card, love letter or note is three times more likely to secure a date with the object of your affections this year than a ‘like’, a ‘swipe’ or an email.

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In five years’ time…Royal Mail’s subscription box report unveils key trends for success in the market

Royal Mail has launched The UK Subscription Box Boom Report including an in-depth look at the subscription box economy. Forecast to be valued at £1 billion by 2022, the report highlights key trends across the market, providing advice and insights for businesses already operating in the space or looking to do so in the near future.

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MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED POSTBOX

With Valentine’s Day almost upon us, Royal Mail unveils four ‘romantic’ postboxes across the UK, honouring some of the nation’s greatest writers on the subject of love.

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LOVE NESTS: ROMANCE INSPIRES 1 IN 10 BRITISH HOUSE NAMES

New Royal Mail research reveals that 1 in 10 British named homes look to love and all its wonders for moniker inspiration.

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Royal Mail delivers Tracked Returns for Australian online shoppers as a third shop on UK sites

Royal Mail has looked at online shopping trends in Australia, revealing Australian shoppers are keen on overseas websites with 30 per cent of online shoppers making a purchase from a UK site. Of these shoppers, the average spend on UK websites is $70 (£39) per month.

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UK’S MOST REMOTE POSTAL ROUTE

Royal Mail postwoman Michelle McCulloch serves the Haroldswick route on Unst in the Shetland Isles - which at approximately 212 miles from the tip of the Scottish mainland, is the UK’s most northerly - and most remote - postal route.

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RABBIE’S ROADS: BURNS INSPIRES HUNDREDS OF BRITISH ADDRESSES

New research from Royal Mail reveals that his legacy extends to the naming of 724 streets across the United Kingdom, with around 272 of the nation’s towns and cities containing at last one address inspired by the iconic poet and his works.

History of Royal Mail stamps celebrated with 'stamp classics' issue

Each of the six stamps is a key and admired design from each monarch’s reign – from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II - since Rowland Hill initiated the first postage stamp, the Penny Black, in 1840.

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Overseas sales remain important as online retailers express confidence for 2019, says Royal Mail

Almost seven in ten (69 per cent) UK SME online retailers are confident that their sales will increase in 2019, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail. With global reach and the leading enabler of ecommerce in the UK, Royal Mail is well placed to observe trends across the industry.

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Letter from Stephen Agar

A letter from Stephen Agar, Managing Director, Letters, Royal Mail Group

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From Birds of Prey to D-Day: Royal Mail's 2019 special stamp calendar revealed

Royal Mail’s Special Stamp programme commemorates anniversaries and celebrates events and popular culture relevant to UK heritage and life

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ABOVE AND BEYOND AT CHRISTMAS

Derbyshire-based Royal Mail postman Paul Higginbottom, who serves the UK’s highest altitude postal route, completes one of his last rounds before the festive break.

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AUSSIE RULES: AUSTRALIA EMERGES AS UK’S FAVOURITE DESTINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS CARDS

New research from Royal Mail reveals that 4 in 10 Britons send Christmas cards to friends and family overseas.

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Spending time with family is the nation’s favourite Christmas tradition

Spending time with family is the nation’s favourite Christmas tradition (28 per cent), followed by eating Christmas dinner (23 per cent) and decorating the Christmas tree, along with helping the homeless and enjoying time off work, according to a study commissioned by Parcelforce Worldwide.

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The holly and the ivy (street): over 50,000 festive addresses across the UK

As we make our final Christmas preparations, new research from Royal Mail reveals that over 50,000 addresses across the UK keep the festive feel going all year round.

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Food and drink emerge as most popular subscription boxes as UK experiences cooking renaissance, says Royal Mail

As Christmas approaches, a new report commissioned by Royal Mail reveals that food and drink are the most popular subscription boxes, as the growing popularity of curated recipe subscriptions is sparking a renaissance in home cooking across the UK.

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1 in 10 Brits send Christmas cards to pets: A map of Britain's Christmas card habits

A comprehensive look at the nation’s Christmas card sending habits reveals that Bristol sends their season’s greetings the earliest in the country, Edinburgh sends the most and Plymouth keeps their cards on display the longest.

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