Tarmac has confirmed it is in consultation with staff, following media reports suggesting it intends to relocate its headquarters from Wolverhampton to Solihull as part of its joint-venture with Lafarge. The firms are looking to combine their UK activities in the cement, aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete (RMX) sectors to find further efficiencies in a tough environment. According to reports, the closure of Tarmac’s Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, headquarters and the opening of a new base in Solihul is one of the […]
An inquiry into competition in the UK postal sector has been launched, after calls from Royal Mail to protect it from last mile delivery competition earlier this year.
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TNT Express and Royal Mail’s international delivery arm GLS are among 20 parcel companies that have been fined by the French competition authority for price fixing between 2004 and 2010.