Advertising is like a faulty shower, ITV chairman Archie Norman once said, and the Downton Abbey broadcaster today showed again that is the case.
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Thursday 18 November 2004
The Royal Mail is making £1 million a day and delivering more than nine out of 10 first class letters on time, the organisation reported today.
Wednesday 10 November 2004
The chief executive of Royal Mail yesterday delivered the clearest warning yet that postal prices are set to rise.
Friday 15 October 2004
The soaring number of complaints about the Royal Mail received by the postal watchdog, Postwatch, will come as no surprise to those who have followed the company's fortunes in recent years. The Royal Mail recently revealed that it met none of its performance targets for the first quarter of 2004. Last year thousands of Londoners were inconvenienced by an unofficial strike. And, on top of this, some 14.5 million letters go missing every year. The number of people who have chosen to register their dissatisfaction merely confirms what was already known: the Royal Mail is delivering a second-class service.
Sunday 19 September 2004
Managers at Royal Mail are warning that the postal service could descend into chaos over Christmas, as the state-owned company gets to grips with its radical overhaul.
Tuesday 31 August 2004
The Royal Mail is paying a record £50 million in compensation for late delivery of post, it was revealed today.
Saturday 14 August 2004
Royal Mail clashed with consumer watchdogs yesterday after claiming that it needed to increase the cost of posting letters in order to offset a £247m loss on its domestic mail operations.
Sunday 08 August 2004
Tuesday 03 August 2004
Friday 28 May 2004
The top directors of Royal Mail received more than £800,000 in bonuses last year even though the organisation missed all 15 of its targets for delivering letters on time, it emerged yesterday.
Thursday 27 May 2004
Executives at Royal Mail are deferring or waiving bonus payments even though the postal organisation has made a profit for the first time in four years, it was announced today.
Saturday 08 May 2004
Sunday 30 November 2003
Monday 03 November 2003
Friday 31 October 2003
Wednesday 02 July 2003
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