Royal Mail 2nd class barcoded Machin stamp 2022

Yesterday, Royal Mail announced that they are changing forever the world of Machin stamps. In a press release the company announced that following a successful national trial of barcoded stamps, (see image below) they would be rolling these out, as …

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The Universal Service Obligation placed on Royal Mail is one of the most important pieces of legislation in the UK. The obligation means that it recognises Royal Mail as the designated provider of the Universal Postal Service in the UK …

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The 2p rise for the 2nd class stamp is put into effect today, 27th March 2018. Royal Mail states the increase is to maintain their high level of service across Britain, as a stamp can get a letter either down …

Second-class stamp price rise takes effect Read more »