Royal Mail

By Chris Dawson December 6, 2019 - 1:06 pm

A Ferry Merry Christmas – Brownsea Island gets Christmas by boat

The Brownsea Island postal route in Dorset has been completed by boat for over 100 years. Royal Mail postman Sheridan Bartlett is one in a long line of postmen and women to deliver the islanders’ mail by boat - if you have had any orders

Royal Mail unveils UK’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday hotspots for online shopping

Royal Mail has revealed the UK’s hotspots for online shopping on this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Analysis of the parcels sent through the Royal Mail network by online retailers and e-commerce businesses between the 26th of November and 3rd of December show exactly

Court of appeal bans Postal worker strikes this Christmas

The CWU has been unsuccessful in its application to the Court of Appeal to overturn an interim injunction granted by the High Court on 13 November 2019. This means no postal worker strikes for the foreseeable future. The High Court ruled that a postal ballot of

You’ll probably get clothes for Christmas (bought online)

Almost half of festive shoppers do most or all of their shopping online, with UK festive online shopping spend up 11% compared to last year, according to research commissioned by Royal Mail. The research reveals over half of all gifts will be clothes for Christmas

New Royal Mail Fines for retailers from 2nd January 2020

There will be new Royal Mail Fines introduced from the 2nd of January 2020. These Royal Mail fines, called 'rework fees' by the company, will imposed when you present your mail incorrectly. If parcels handed to Royal Mail differ from what is stated on the Sales

Royal Mail Valuables definition updates from 2nd January 2020

From the 2nd January 2020, what Royal Mail Valuables are defined as in their General Terms & Conditions is changing. It's important to note that contents defined as valuable can only be sent using Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed products. In some ways it appears that

2020 price increases for Royal Mail business customers

The 2020 price increases for Royal Mail business customers have been announced. They come into effect on the first day back in the New Year - the 2nd of January. Prices are going up by over 5% on many services in a move that won't be

Increased General Election Payments agreed by Royal Mail and CWU

Whilst for much of the population, the upcoming General Election is just another vote on top of the endless referendums, local elections and General Election of the past few years. For Posties however, it's General Election payments bonus time. The Royal Mail make a few

Will Royal Mail industrial dispute and share price dive unseat the CEO?

To postpone industrial action in the ongoing Royal Mail industrial dispute, the company obtained an interim injunction blocking CWU members from striking, as expected the CWU have formerly lodged an appeal seeking to overturn the injunction. With a yes vote of 97.1% following a ballot of

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