Royal Mail is facing strike action after four weeks of negotiations on pension reforms ended in stalemate. In the same week the company was relegated from the FTSE 100 to the FTSE 250, the CWU said it is yet to decide whether to ballot members on industrial action. A CWU spokesman told MT: “We have finished four weeks of talks with no resolution and so the executive will meet tomorrow (5 September 2017) to decide whether or not to ballot […]
Ofcom has launched a consultation on allowing Royal Mail the commercial freedom to roll out its ‘delivery to neighbour’ scheme across the UK. At present, Royal Mail is the only major UK postal company currently not permitted to deliver to a neighbour. If Ofcom makes these changes to Royal Mail’s delivery obligations, the company could leave mail items with a neighbour in the event that consumers are not in to receive them. This would avoid larger postal items, certain items […]
Royal Mail has been granted permission to extend its Parcelforce depot in Newport, south Wales, as part of a multi-million pound investment in its parcels business.