As many as 2,000 Whistl employees in the UK are facing the threat of redundancy, after the company took the decision to suspend its final mile delivery service. Whistl, previously known as TNT Post, said it had made the “difficult decision” to suspend the service in London, Manchester and Liverpool, after potential investment partner LDC, a branch of Lloyds Banking Group, decided against funding the company’s expansion plans, late last month. The operator said: “Following the announcement from LDC that […]
Courier CitySprint has acquired Warrington-based Sameday UK, its 10th acquisition in three years.
The government’s apprenticeship levy will come into force in April 2017. This means in just four months, companies with a payroll of £3m or more will be paying 0.5% of that cost into a pot, which UK businesses will be able to draw from for staff training.
Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held.