The government hopes to give Royal Mail access to the capital it needs to move on its privatisation plans this financial year, business minister Michael Fallon has said. Fallon said that selling shares in the company will give Royal Mail future access to the finance it needs, but it does not intend to sell the firm “cheaply”. In a speech to the Policy Exchange last night (29 April) Fallon also said an initial public offering (IPO) would be the government’s […]
Royal Mail’s European parcels division remained the business’s driving force in the nine months ended 24 December 2017, while its UK letter volumes and turnover continued to dwindle.
The Department for Transport has announced that the current limited drivers’ hours relaxation will be extended until 23.59hrs on Tuesday 21 April 2020 and apply to all road haulage operations.
Home delivery networks have seen a surge in business following the introduction of a third national lockdown, according to parcel comparison site ParcelHero.