Keith Williams to succeed Les Owen as Chairman of Royal Mail in May 2019

Royal Mail plc announces that Keith Williams, currently Deputy Chairman, will succeed Les Owen as Chairman with effect from 22 May 2019, following the announcement of Royal Mail’s Full Year 2018-19 Results.

ROYAL MAIL TRIALS E-TRIKES

Royal Mail trials e-Trikes

Royal Mail Pension Update – Government Commits To Legislate For CDC Pensions

The Government has today published its response to the consultation on Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes. We welcome its response, which outlines its commitment to bringing forward legislation to enable CDC schemes at the earliest opportunity.

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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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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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.

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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Royal Mail reveals the UK's online shopping hotspots for Cyber Week 2018

Cyber Week, originally a one-day promotional sales event, is now widely regarded as the start of the Christmas shopping season in the UK.

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German shoppers spend on average £50 per month on UK sites

One in five online shoppers in Germany have purchased from a UK site in the last three months, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail.

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£583 million spent on gifting and self-gifting subscription boxes, says Royal Mail as Christmas approaches

As Christmas approaches, a new report commissioned by Royal Mail reveals that gifting is responsible for over a quarter of spending on subscription box* products, equating to £160 million.

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Royal Mail plc results for the half year ended 23 September 2018

Royal Mail plc (RMG.L) today announces its results for the half year ended 23 September 2018.

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Five letters that ended the First World War

Royal Mail partners with world-renowned historian Sir Richard J. Evans to determine five pieces of written correspondence that marked the end of World War One.

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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.

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.

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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