The transport sector is guilty of paying men more than women, with nine of the top 10 companies in the MT Top 100 reporting a gender pay gap. The deadline for reporting gender pay gaps for companies with more than 250 employees passed last week. The outcome was a median average pay gap of 9.7% in favour of men across businesses in the UK. While Royal Mail, the UK’s largest operator, reported that its mean average female wages were 2.1% […]
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 […]
Whistl has tripled the size of its Scottish base with a move to a new depot in Tannochside, Uddingston.
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.