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    City AM (19 Feb 2018)

    Royal Mail delivers inflation-busting stamp price hikes to ensure "sustainability" of business model

    ROYAL MAIL will be increasing the price of its stamps by 2p from 26 March. The increases equate to a 3.1% hike for first class stamps and a 3.4% hike for second class, just above UK inflation, which is currently 3.0%. Royal Mail say it is making the changes to ensure the 'sustainability' of its letters business, which constitutes around half of its revenue and is in steady decline.

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    The Drum (16 Nov 2017)

    Royal Mail's dramatic 'Heist' ad banned for causing fear and distress to viewers

    THE ROYAL MAIL has had its controversial 'Heist' ad banned for potentially causing distress to viewers. The spot, which hoped to raise awareness of identity fraud, depicted a bank being infiltrated by armed robbers who demanded the personal details of staff and customers rather than running off with their physical money. However, after seven complaints that the ad could be traumatizing and was aired during an inappropriate time when children could be watching, the ASA banned the M&C SAATCHI-created ad to appear again in its current form. 

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