Category Archives: Postage and Delivery updates

Royal Mail Change To Saturday Service

From this Saturday, May 2nd, Royal Mail are suspending delivery of letters on Saturdays to concentrate on delivering parcel and tracked services. From 2 May we will temporarily no longer deliver letters on a Saturday. We will continue to provide … Continue reading

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Easter Bank Holiday Hours

I am sure I won't be alone in completely forgetting about Easter this year. However certain things are immutable, such as carriers closing over the long weekend. I will not be dispatching orders tomorrow (Friday 10th) or Monday 13th. Things … Continue reading

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Business During Lockdown + Shipping Updates

On March 23rd the Prime Minister announced further restrictions to attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. The official guidelines are here. As of now, online businesses are not being told to close. Therefore as long as carriers continue to … Continue reading

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Shipping Update

I received the following notification from Royal Mail yesterday. Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pmWe will no longer guarantee deliveries by 1pm the next working day for items posted from Thursday 19 March 2020 onwards.  As a result, we will not … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019 Posting Dates

Office Hours Due to the way the Bank Holidays fall during Christmas/New Year week I will be answering email/phone as usual up to Tuesday 24th then closed until Thursday January 2nd. Shipping Cut-Off Dates Please remember that no service is … Continue reading

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EU Sales After January 31st 2020 – UPDATED

Update 1/02/20 The UK officially left the EU at 11pm GMT Jan 31st 2020. However there is a transition period until December 31st 2020 for trade talks and negotiating the future relationship between UK and EU, during which time nothing … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Post

Monday is the last Bank Holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland before Christmas so the usual holiday dispatch rules apply – orders received up to 1pm Friday will be dispatched as normal and orders received after that will dispatch … Continue reading

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Easter 2019 Posting and Opening Times

As usual I will be answering emails over the long weekend (but not the phone ). To account for Bank Holiday Post Office/Royal Mail closures, posting/dispatch times for Easter period are as follows: Non courier orders received before noon Thursday … Continue reading

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Shipping to Canada

Due to industrial action in Canada over the last month or so there are significant delays with all post entering the country that relies on Canada Post for delivery. Royal Mail are advising that delays will be severe and unpredictable, … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018 Last Posting Dates + Office Hours

Office Hours I will be answering email/phone as usual Friday 21st and Monday 24th then off until Thursday 27th. Closed New Year’s Day. Shipping Cut-Off Dates Please remember that no service is 100% guaranteed and cut-off time for same day … Continue reading

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