Growth in Royal Mail’s parcels division is disappointing in the context of a booming e-commerce market, according to an industry researcher. The comment came after its annual results showed increased business performance at Royal Mail was reliant on its growing overseas division. The operator saw both turnover and volumes for its UK parcels division increase by 3% year-on-year for the year ended 26 March 2017, despite an overall decline in UK turnover. David Jinks, head of consumer research at Fastlane […]
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has pledged to take its fight to the courtroom after Royal Mail applied for a High Court injunction to prevent postal workers taking strike action later this month.
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.
Industrial action at Royal Mail appears to be off the table after managers were offered an improved pay deal.