The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has scheduled talks with Royal Mail every day this week to try to reach an agreement ahead of planned strike action next week (4 November). The talks come in addition to three days of negotiations last week and follow the CWU issuing the operator with a formal notification of 24-hour strike action on Monday (28 October). The union said the strike will take place if no agreement is reached by the end of this week, […]
Royal Mail has said there are “no grounds” for the strike action its employees voted in favour of yesterday, as tensions over a range of issues including pensions came to a head.
A quarter of internet shoppers have a next-day delivery subscription, Royal Mail has found, and warned retailers that they must keep up with demand for fast, free delivery to retain their customers.
Royal Mail is increasing prices for some of its mail contracts to help offset the impact of the decline in mail volumes and generate cost savings.