Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business. In a joint statement, both parties said progress had been made in talks over legal protections, pay and industrial stability for workers. To allow discussions to continue, the legal validity of the ballot for industrial action has been extended by another seven days until 27 November. The union had previously allowed until today (13 November) for an agreement to be […]
Whistl has said it has strengthened its letter collection and sorting division with a series of contract wins that have boosted its downstream access (DSA) volumes.
Royal Mail has won a two-year contract to collect and deliver bulk mail for councils across London.
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.