Royal Mail managers are to increase the level of industrial action being taken over a long-running pay dispute.Workers voted to take action when Royal Mail refused to improve on a management pay rise of 1.3%, and the 4,800 managers involved began a ‘work-to-rule’ motion on 4 May. This is to be ramped up to an overtime ban as of 18 May, following unsuccessful talks earlier this week. Unite said that strike action is a possibility if a resolution is not […]
An inquiry into competition in the UK postal sector has been launched, after calls from Royal Mail to protect it from last mile delivery competition earlier this year.
Royal Mail has revealed that its UK operation saw a 2% year-on-year decline in turnover in the first quarter of its financial year, just a day after reports that the company submitted an objection to an ongoing Ofcom investigation into its pricing regulations emerged.