Royal Mail expressed its disappointment today after members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) unanimously voted in favour of holding a national strike ballot this year. In a CWU forum meeting this morning (1 August), around 500 reps voted to hold a strike ballot no later than September, unless the union and the postal operator can come to an agreement over job security and service. A CWU members briefing said that despite taking legal advice not to hold a boycott […]
Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme.
Royal Mail has warned for a second time that competition from other carriers, this time Amazon’s own delivery network, will damage its growth prospects.
Royal Mail Group has warned of overcapacity in the parcel market, which is leading to downward pressure on pricing, despite it handling over one billion items in a financial year for the first time.