UK online shoppers spend almost £300 making purchases online at Christmas

UK online shoppers spend on average almost £300 (£292) purchasing goods online at Christmas, according to research commissioned by Royal Mail.

Parcelforce worldwide announces last posting dates for Christmas 2018

Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2018. The festive period is the busiest time of the year for the UK express parcel business which begins planning for Christmas as early as April.

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Delivering Christmas to Antarctica - the last posting date is 26 October 2018

In the run-up to Christmas, Royal Mail delivers festive cheer to customers across the globe but some of the remotest recipients are the polar researchers and support staff from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) who work in the Antarctic.

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Parcelforce Worldwide unveils new processing centre in Hatfield

Parcelforce Worldwide has unveiled its new South East Processing Centre (SEPC) in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, creating over sixty new job opportunities in the local area.

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Royal Mail Group starts its annual Christmas recruitment campaign for around 23,000 temporary workers across the UK

Royal Mail has started its drive this year to recruit around 23,000 temporary workers to help sort the Christmas post and the increasing amount of online Christmas shopping.

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Royal Mail's trusted 'feet on the street' network helps tackle loneliness in Liverpool

Royal Mail’s postmen and women in parts of Liverpool are supporting a trial of a new community service to help tackle loneliness, led and funded by the Home Office.

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Royal Mail's trusted 'feet on the street' network helps tackle loneliness in New Malden

Royal Mail’s postmen and women in parts of New Malden are supporting a trial of a new community service to help tackle loneliness, led and funded by the Home Office.

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Royal Mail's trusted 'feet on the street' network helps tackle loneliness in Whitby

Royal Mail’s postmen and women in Whitby are supporting a trial of a new community service to help tackle loneliness, led and funded by the Home Office.

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Royal Mail launches app to help consumers manage deliveries

Royal Mail has launched a new mobile app to help consumers manage their deliveries more effectively. The app is now available for download for free on both the App Store and Google Play store.

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Britain's poets inspire over 10,000 addresses

Britain’s poets have done more than rouse the world with their verse and unique insight; they have also inspired thousands of UK street and house names.

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Trading update - 1 October 2018

Royal Mail plc (RMG.L) is providing an update on trading for the half year to 23 September 2018 and on outlook for the 2018-19 financial year.

Royal Mail celebrates the wizarding world with a set of Special Stamps inspired by the Harry Potter films

A set of 15 Special Stamps will be issued to celebrate the series of eight Harry Potter films.

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Northern cities lead British building boom

According to Royal Mail’s ‘Not Yet Built’ database, Manchester has applied for the most new development plans in the country in the last three years.

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Peter Long steps down as Chairman of Royal Mail and is succeeded by Les Owen

Royal Mail plc (RMG.L) today announces that Peter Long has informed the Company of his decision to step down from the Board and this will take place with immediate effect.

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Royal Mail presents the final set of Special Stamps in a five-part commemorative programme marking the centenary of each year of the First World War

Each year of the war has been explored though stamps covering six key themes: Poppy, Poetry, Portrait, Art, Memorials and Artefacts.

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Online shopping in the UK rises nine per cent YOY

UK online shoppers make 87 per cent of their retail* purchases online, up from 80 per cent last year, according to Royal Mail’s annual UK report.

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UK SME Exports Show Marked Growth, Up 30 Per Cent Since 2016

Exporting is showing strong growth but there’s still room for improvement, according to new research from Royal Mail to support Small Business Advice Week (3rd – 9th September)

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Royal Mail Plc Acquires Canadian Parcel Delivery Company, Dicom Canada

Royal Mail plc (RMG.L) announces that its subsidiary, General Logistics Systems (GLS), has acquired Canadian parcel delivery company, Dicom Canada, (the ‘Acquisition’) from Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm.

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Royal Mail Quality of Service 2018/19 Q1

Royal Mail’s Quality of Service report for the first quarter of the financial year 2018-20191 reveals it has exceeded its regulatory Second Class mail target of 98.5 per cent, delivering 98.8 per cent of this mail within three working days.

Royal Mail Launches Shipping Tool to Support Larger Retailers

Royal Mail has launched a new shipping tool and API designed to help larger retailers fulfil complex shipping needs.

Royal Mail marks the bicentenary of The Old Vic with Special Stamps

Royal Mail is to issue a set of eight Special Stamps to mark the bicentenary of The Old Vic, one of the most important venues in the UK’s performing arts history.

Royal Mail response to Ofcom statement 2018

Royal Mail (RMG.L) will appeal Ofcom's decision taken under its Competition Act powers which was announced today.

Mr and Mrs Write: Over Half of Wedding Guests Crave a Handwritten Invitation

On one of the busiest days of the year for weddings, new research from Royal Mail reveals how important the written word is to the wedding planning process – a tradition which shows no sign of abating in years to come

Royal Mail Trials The UK's First Parcel Postboxes

Royal Mail is trialling the UK’s first ever parcel postboxes in Northampton and Leicester.

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