Royal Mail has admitted that the threat of industrial action and the introduction of size-based parcel pricing led to volumes being flat in the first nine months of the current financial year. In its interim management statement covering the nine months ended 29 December 2013, like-for-like turnover in its UK parcels business rose 8% due to the introduction of a new pricing model, but also led to a decline in consumer volume. Despite seeing growth in account parcel volumes, the […]
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has held a protest today over the proposed closure of consumer technology retailer Dixons Carphone’s Wednesbury repair and distribution centre.
Royal Mail has said its Christmas deliveries will not be affected by industrial action, as it reaches an agreement with the Communication Workers Union (CWU) after weeks of talks.