Royal Mail: letter volumes have fallen from a peak of 20bn per year in 2004/5 to 7bn in 2022/3

CWU weighs in on Ofcom review

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called for postal workers to be involved in Ofcom’s fresh review of the universal postal service, which the union claimed was being “deliberately dismantled”.

Royal Mail wants USO requirement to be reduced to a Monday-Friday service

Ofcom readies report on future shape of the universal postal service

Ofcom has launched a project to look into how the universal postal service “might need to evolve to more closely meet consumer needs”.

Mail continues to be an effective store footfall driver

Mail effectiveness reaches highest point in a year

JICMail, the joint industry currency for ad mail, has released its data for Q2 2023, which revealed that despite another challenging quarter for UK advertisers, the effectiveness of the mail channel...

Investigators from Royal Mail found discrepancies that exposed the fraud

Firms admit £70m postal fraud

The trial involving a £70m fraud against Royal Mail has come to an abrupt end after a dramatic change of plea.

Data protection: All change again

The UK’s data protection regime that came about following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the subsequent new Data Protection Act (DPA), is around five years old...

MBO team is excited about the future for the business

MBO at FCS Laser Mail

FCS Laser Mail has been acquired by its senior management team in an MBO deal.

Kern is working on a solution for future distribution of its products in the UK

Kern Group confirms closure of UK wing

Kern Group has confirmed that its UK wing has been shuttered and will be liquidated.

Forster: privilege to be working on this landmark project

FDM secures £2m election deal

FDM has secured the contract to produce up to 18m ballot papers for the 2024 London Mayor and Assembly elections.

Kern AG pledged to provide support through alternative measures, for a period

Kern trading status unclear

The trading status of Kern’s mailing and packing machinery business in the UK is currently unclear, with calls and messages to the company going unanswered.

Peter Clitheroe started at FDM late last month

FDM expands senior team again

Print and mailing company FDM has followed its appointment last month of a new managing director by taking on a new elections project manager.