The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called off the 24-hour Royal Mail and Parcelforce strike planned for Monday (4 November). In a joint statement, the CWU and the operator said they have “made progress in talks” and have committed to coming to an agreement by 13 November. However, the validity of the ballot for industrial action has been extended until 20 November in case the two sides can’t reach an agreement. Although the terms of the proposed agreement have not […]
Hoyer Petrolog has resolved its dispute with delivery drivers at the Stanlow oil refinery, resulting in planned strike action being called off.
The jury is still out on the success of the privatisation of the Royal Mail, said parcel services broker Fastlane International, after a leak of the Labour Manifesto for the 2017 general election called for it to return to public ownership.
Royal Mail retains 10,000 flexible workers amid record volumes but admits to service issues caused by pandemic
Royal Mail said it had experienced the busiest ever three months in its history at the end of 2020, delivering 496m parcels.