The planned strike of Co-operative Food drivers protesting the transferral of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended. The planned strike action, due to last 48 hours as of 00.01 on Monday (21 March) was to be observed by up to 700 drivers. The work to rule action that was to accompany the strike has also been suspended. The drivers were balloted over the decision to strike earlier this week, with 77% voting in favour of industrial action. A […]
William Stobart has stepped down as a director of the business that bears his surname ahead of its float on the stock exchange on the 25 April.
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.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.