The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called off the 24-hour Royal Mail and Parcelforce strike planned for Monday (4 November). In a joint statement, the CWU and the operator said they have “made progress in talks” and have committed to coming to an agreement by 13 November. However, the validity of the ballot for industrial action has been extended until 20 November in case the two sides can’t reach an agreement. Although the terms of the proposed agreement have not […]
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has avoided strike action after it agreed to revert back to former staff contracts.
Royal Mail has received approval to revamp its final mile delivery service, and will roll out its Delivery to Neighbour initiative next week. It has received regulatory approval from Ofcom to launch the programme on Monday 1 October, allowing the firm to deliver large items or items that require a signature to a neighbouring address if no one is home to receive them. Until now it was the only major delivery company in the UK who did not offer the […]
Whistl has tripled the size of its Scottish base with a move to a new depot in Tannochside, Uddingston.