Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa. In the White Paper ‘Scotland’s Future’, the pro-independence lobby said that the Scottish government were opposed to the October privatisation of Royal Mail – as it was “a shared asset that belonged to all parts of the UK”. It added that “a privatised Royal Mail threatens the quality of service and risks further increasing the price […]
Royal Mail has warned for a second time that competition from other carriers, this time Amazon’s own delivery network, will damage its growth prospects.
Royal Mail began conditional trading on the London Stock Exchange this morning (11 October), with shares rising in value by over a third just an hour and a half into its listing.
Royal Mail and Amazon UK have both launched a recruitment drive for hundreds of temporary staff to assist with the increase in peak volumes expected this Christmas.