Arla Foods has expressed surprise after Unite said it had instigated legal proceedings in respect of the planned closure of the Hatfield Peverel dairy. Arla intends to close the dairy by the end of July, and in March said 32 drivers working from the site would transfer to Bidvest Logistics, which will be taking on transport duties. At the time Arla said it was “entering into full consultation with all colleagues affected by both proposals, and their trade union representatives”. However a […]
Arla Foods’ plans to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant and outsource its logistics operation to Bidvest Logistics have been slammed by union Unite.
Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.
Own account operator Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) plans to axe its direct store delivery operation later this year.