At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the UK, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’ universal postal service to over 29 million addresses. As a FTSE 100 organisation we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.
London, GB
Size (employees)
158,955 (est)
Royal Mail was founded in 1840 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Royal Mail

Stephen Agar

Stephen Agar

MD, Consumer and Network Access
Moya Greene

Moya Greene

Chief Executive Officer
Rico Back

Rico Back

Chief Executive Officer, GLS
Maaike de Bie

Maaike de Bie

General Counsel
Mick Jeavons

Mick Jeavons

Chief of Staff
Phil Morris

Phil Morris

Group Chief Technology Officer
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Royal Mail Office Locations

Royal Mail has offices in Harrow, Londonderry, Coventry, Marlborough and in 97 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Victoria Embankment
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Royal Mail Financials and Metrics

Royal Mail Financials

Royal Mail's revenue was reported to be £7.65 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

7.7 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

138 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

200 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(18 m)

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

3.7 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (26-Mar-2017)

148 m
Royal Mail's current market capitalization is £3.7 b.
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


7.2 b7.1 b7 b6.9 b7.2 b7.8 b7.8 b7.8 b7.7 b7.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

7.6 b7.3 b7 b6.9 b7 b7.5 b6.3 b7.7 b7.8 b7.7 b


(198 m)54 m168 m235 m442 m457 m1.7 b295 m200 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


8 m8 m24 m24 m55 m32 m198 m186 m148 m

Accounts Receivable

624 m596 m590 m591 m530 m770 m588 m630 m650 m633 m


17 m20 m26 m29 m27 m20 m17 m16 m17 m19 m

Current Assets

1 b852 m771 m988 m1.2 b1.2 b1 b942 m965 m970 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(63 m)(559 m)(320 m)(392 m)233 m885 m1.2 b386 m93 m138 m

Dividends Paid

210 m219 m222 m

Income Taxes Paid

(360 m)(22 m)(6 m)
GBPY, 2017


48.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Royal Mail News and Updates

Letters division drags on Royal Mail

It’s business as usual at Royal Mail after group revenue ticked up by 2% to £10.2 billion. The group’s continental business, GLS, continues to be the best performer, while UKPIL trundles along. Revenue at GLS jumped by 10%, while UKPIL saw no revenue growth. The British division has always lagged…

Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene will step down in September

Moya Greene will retire from Royal Mail in September 2018, after more than eight years at the helm. Rico Back will become the new group chief executive and joins the board at the beginning of June, following the announcement of the group's results.  Greene will step down from the board on 19 J…

Royal Mail has bumped up the price on first and second-class stamps

The price of postage stamps has been increased, as of today. A 2p rise has come into effect on first and second-class stamps, making them 67p and 58p respectively. Royal Mail said that the increase was necessary to maintain the universal postal service. The rise in the price of stamps has o…

Royal Mail: Ireland is Britain's "first-step export market"

Irish shoppers' propensity to buy more things using their mobile phones makes the Emerald Isle the perfect place for British firms to "dip their toes into overseas markets", Royal Mail has said. A study published yesterday by postal giant Royal Mail found almost half (48 per cent) of those in Ire…

Royal Mail sets union Monday deadline to ditch strike or face legal action

The clock is ticking. Royal Mail has now set a deadline for the Communication Workers Union (CWU) to call off its planned 48-hour strike from 19 October over a pensions and pay row by noon on Monday 9 October or face legal action. In its latest statement, the firm said it had written to the CW…
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