Should you invest in Royal Mail? What you need to know before you buy shares

Adrian Holliday

Not even Margaret Thatcher dared put Royal Mail on the block. But with its pension liabilities handed to the taxpayer and its profits primped for privatisation, investing in Royal Mail might pay off.

But you're also investing in a company that faces huge competition. And a big swathe of its workforce - plus unions - remain unhappy about the changes. Should you invest? %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%