Some 350 former City Link staff have signed up to bring a group employment action claim against the collapsed parcel carrier. JMW Solicitors, the law firm handling the case, lodged a claim with the Employment Tribunal in March in the hope of receiving a greater compensation payout for some of the 2,500 staff made redundant when City Link entered administration in December. A date for the hearing has not yet been set, but a spokeswoman for JMW said it expects […]
A Birmingham contract haulier that entered administration earlier this year went from a £1m pre-tax profit to a £100,000 loss in just 20 months’ trading.
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.
Builders merchant Travis Perkins is to axe 2,500 jobs and close 165 branches as it prepares for a significant fall in demand for building supplies over the next two years in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.