Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held. The union, which last month rejected the operator’s offer of an 8.6% increase in pay over three-years, will decide whether to hold a national strike ballot at a policy forum meeting in London on Wednesday and Thursday (31 July/1 August). The operator said in a statement: “[We […]
An interim agreement has been reached between the DVSA and unions Prospect and the PCS in their long-running dispute over terms and conditions for staff at the government agency.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
The management team at Derby Express Couriers (Overnight) have completed a management buy-out (MBO). The Derby-based overnight courier company, which is part of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, was sold by founding shareholder Nick Taylor to directors Lorraine Sharp and Susan Hill. “Susan and I are privileged to be able to lead the business to the next stage,” said Lorraine Sharp, who has worked at Derby Express for 12 years. “We take pride in offering a quality and reliable […]