You can buy or sell Royal Mail PLC shares through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account.
It is expected to be welcomed by postal workers, who were each given 613 shares when the business was first privatised in 2013, and who today still own 8% of the business. … Employees have been able to sell shares tax-free since 2018.
Firstly, you can invest directly – which means buying shares on an investment platform or through a broker. Top brokers UK brokers include Hargreaves Lansdown, IG, Interactive Investor, Freetrade, the Share Centre as well as established banking brands like Halifax and Barclays.
A person cannot go directly to the stock market to buy or sell shares. Buying and selling of stocks has to be done through brokers. They are individuals, companies or agencies registered with and authorised by Sebi to trade on the stock exchanges.
Royal Mail Market Data
Speak to one of our Investment Services team to sell your shares. This service is available to shareholders with certificates and participants in the Royal Mail Nominee Share Service. Call us on 0845 268 0282 (from overseas +44 121 415 0250). Lines are open: Monday – Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm.
Basic rate taxpayers will need to pay 20% income tax and 12% NI, while higher rate taxpayers will pay 40% income tax and 2% NI (assuming the full amount of NI at 12% has already been paid).
The company’s largest shareholder is Vesa Equity Investment S.a.r.l., with ownership of 16%. RWC Partners Limited is the second largest shareholder owning 7.6% of common stock, and Royal Mail Plc, Share Incentive Plan holds about 6.6% of the company stock.
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