Royal Mail has introduced the worth of first and second class stamps are going to extend from subsequent month.
A first-class stamp will go up by 3p to 70p, and a second class stamp will go up by 3p to 61p.
The rise will come into impact on 25 March and is “essential to assist make sure the sustainability of the Common Postal Service”, the Royal Mail says.
Regardless of the rise, Royal Mail says its stamp costs charge among the many greatest worth in Europe.
“The UK additionally has one of many highest high quality of service specs of any main European nation”, it says.
The corporate mentioned in a press release: “Royal Mail understands that many firms and households are discovering it exhausting within the present financial atmosphere.
“Because of this, we have now thought-about any pricing modifications very rigorously and in doing so have sought to minimise any influence on our prospects.”