Wincanton has been ordered to pay £20,000 in damages after an employee, who was sacked after being accused of exaggerating injuries sustained at work, won her claim of unfair dismissal. An employment tribunal last week heard that Wincanton warehouse worker Natalia Samuel was struck by a falling drill in April 2012 at the Sainsbury’s Swan Valley depot, owned by Wincanton. The incident left Samuel with severe nausea, headaches and poor balance, and following doctor assessments she was forced to take […]
Wincanton has won a contract extension with Waitrose for storage and distribution of wines and spirits to 357 UK outlets, which include supermarkets, motorway service stations, Ocado and Waitrose Cellar sites. Hayley Pink
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices. Carol Millett
Hope Construction Materials has awarded Wincanton a six-year contract renewal, which will see the 3PL continue to provide its bulk and bagged road logistics.