Royal Mail has called for its regulator to protect it from last mile delivery competitors such as TNT Post, claiming that TNT’s expansion plans could cut £200m from its annual turnover. In a report to Ofcom, which is also currently investigating a complaint made by TNT Post about changes to Royal Mail’s Access contracts, the post and parcel operator claimed it has to deliver items that TNT Post sees as unprofitable or difficult to deliver. It accused it of ‘cherry […]
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.
Royal Mail staff have accepted a deal with the Communication Workers Union to increase pay, job security and stability, ending the operator’s lengthy dispute with the union.
The Communication Workers Union has accused Royal Mail’s court action against a planned strike as a “desperate delaying tactic” and claimed industrial action is “inevitable”, after the High Court ruled the scheduled walkout to be unlawful yesterday.