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Stamps Up Again!

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Stamps Up Again!

The price of sending a letter is to increase again.
From 30th March 1st class and second class stamps will increase by 1p to 63p and 54p.
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Re: Stamps Up Again!

I know which is why I will be buying another 400 next week - well £4 is better in my pocket than theirs
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Royal Mail said that under the current regulatory framework, it could have increased second-class stamps by 7p, instead of the 3p it chose to.

Are we supposed to be grateful Shocked

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Re: Stamps Up Again!

It just proves that the current regulatory framework is far too lax in favour of RM's profit margin.
Customers, who cares.
Off course we'll be asked to bail them out when it all goes wrong.
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Re: Stamps Up Again!

Quote from: Oldjim
I know which is why I will be buying another 400 next week - well £4 is better in my pocket than theirs

400!
Be cheaper to upset all your mates and get off their Xmas mailing list Cheesy
Let's be careful out there !
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Re: Stamps Up Again!

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Off course we'll be asked to bail them out when it all goes wrong.

Why should that happen? They are a well run company.
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Re: Stamps Up Again!

These price increases need to be stamped on
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They are a well run company.

They still need licking into shape. Smiley
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let's stick with it Smiley
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Re: Stamps Up Again!

You have to adhere to the rules Wink
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Keep to the letter of the law Wink

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Re: Stamps Up Again!

Just to point out
Artmo posted the link to last years price rises not this years http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-31660724
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Re: Stamps Up Again!

That error deserves a severe perforation. Smiley
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Sorry, always living in the past Roll eyes
Funny thing was that I took the new prices from the site - or so I thought Wink