Final mile postal workers could boycott mail handled by private sector firms in the new year, after a consultative ballot of Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) members at the Royal Mail. The union said that it had concerns that competition in the market for final mile postal deliveries, from the likes of TNT Post, was “undermining the sustainability of the universal service”. It is calling for postal regulator Ofcom to: Protect the universal service and end cherry-picking of delivery services. Maintain […]
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.
Royal Mail has signed a new contract with River Island, building on the work it already does handling the retailer’s customer returns.