Royal Mail staff have accepted a deal with the Communication Workers Union to increase pay, job security and stability, ending the operator’s lengthy dispute with the union. Today members voted to accept an offer which will see an increase in pay in excess of 9%, over the three years to 2016. Over 94% of staff agreed to the deal on a turnout of 57%. Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene said: “I am pleased that our people have voted in […]
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
Ofcom has said it does not see competition from final-mile delivery firms as a threat to Royal Mail’s ability to continue to provide a universal postal service.
TNT Post has found its postal delivery practices being called into question after BBC London News reported on a member of the public finding piles of confidential post dumped in a bush last month.