Royal Mail has said it is “disappointing” that some 4,900 managers have threatened strike action after rejecting 1.3% pay rise offer. Parcel and letter delivery services could be hit as union members prepare to vote on whether to take strike action after rejecting the carrier’s 1.3% pay offer. The strike ballot, which will run for the next two weeks, follows a consultative ballot last week which saw 4,900 Royal Mail managers vote to reject a 1.3% pay rise for the […]
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement.
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
Royal Mail offset declining letter volume with its growing parcels operation in a year that saw it surpass the £10bn turnover mark for the first time, but saw pre-tax profit fall by more than a third (37%).