Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have revealed the details of their agreement which has ended the lengthy dispute between the two parties.The agreement covers 139,000 staff across the UK and includes a 9% pay increase over three years, a lump sum of £200 to be paid before Christmas, as well as legal protections over workers’ terms and conditions. The agreement also states that the operator must not outsource, sell or transfer any part of its business; will […]
HMV transport providers TNT Express and TNT Post are awaiting the outcome of the retailer’s administration. Both carriers have confirmed that they worked with the music and film retailer, which appointed administrator Deloitte on Tuesday (15 January). A spokesman for TNT Post confirmed that the carrier would continue working with HMV as it trades through its administration. TNT Express confirmed that it worked with the retailer, but declined to comment further. On Monday, TNT Express revealed that UPS had pulled […]
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
The government is to sell its remaining stake in Royal Mail, completing the company’s journey from public-to-private road transport heavyweight.