Royal Mail

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.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
158,955 (est)+2%
Royal Mail was founded in 1840 and is headquartered in London, GB

Royal Mail Office Locations

Royal Mail has offices in London, Glasgow, Bracknell, Norwood and in 97 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Victoria Embankment
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Royal Mail Data and Metrics

Royal Mail Financial Metrics

Royal Mail's revenue was reported to be £9.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

9.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

93 m

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

3.8 b

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)


Cash (27-Mar-2016)

186 m
Royal Mail's current market capitalization is £3.8 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


9.4 b9.3 b9.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

1.5 b408 m99 m

Net Income

1.2 b386 m93 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


198 m186 m

Accounts Receivable

588 m630 m650 m

Current Assets

1 b942 m965 m


4 b5.6 b5.7 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

(360 m)(22 m)(6 m)
GBPY, 2016


57.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Royal Mail Market Value History

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Royal Mail Online and Social Media Presence

Royal Mail News and Updates

Full employment has lowered productivity instead of increasing wages

The UK jobs market is booming, as the latest ONS figures show. Unemployment is at its lowest for over 40 years. A record 32.1m people are in employment, a rise of over three million since the financial crisis. Apart from in a few scattered pockets, Britain is at full employment. Usually in suc…

British businesses are underestimating the lure of flexible working

Britain's businesses aren't tapped into the draw of flexible working, with 87 per cent of UK workers keen to work flexibly, or currently doing so already. According to a study of 3,000 people by Timewise and EY, firms have underestimated the demand for working patterns outside of the conventional…

Top fund manager ditches troubled doorstep lender Provident Financial

One of the UK largest fund managers has ditched support for troubled doorstep lender Provident Financial. M&G, listed as one of Provident's top five biggest backers at the end of July, has dumped shares in the Bradford-based lender and is no longer one of the firm's largest shareholders. A…

Pilots left "bitterly disappointed" as British Airways scraps pension pot

British Airways is planning to shut its pension scheme after grappling to deal with a shortfall that has swelled to £3.7bn. In short statement this afternoon, BA said it would consult on a range of changes to enable the airline to "invest in the customer experience". The UK's main pilots union…

Boffins have figured out how to save the Post Office – but there's a catch

The Post Office’s network of thousands of branches can be saved by transforming them into a state-owned UK Post Bank, a leading business school report has concluded. The current agreement with Bank of Ireland to provide banking services is also throttling future investment in the Post Office and …

Labour shadow minister: Royal Mail strikes will "focus people's minds"

Labour has urged both sides in the Royal Mail industrial dispute to thrash out a deal to avert a shutdown of Britain’s postal network. The Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) will today formally serve notice on Royal Mail of plans to ballot its 110,000 members over industrial action. Weeks of t…
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