Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results. The postal service said it could face regulator fines if the dispute escalates further. More than 4,800 Royal Mail employees are currently on a work to rule and an overtime ban as part of the ongoing dispute around a proposed 1.3% pay increase for the group’s managers, which the union’s members believe to be inadequate. The £608m figure […]
UK Mail Group is expecting a 13% increase in turnover for the first half of this year, as it moves into a “challenging” 2013. Excluding Royal Mail price hikes that came into force on 2 April, the group is expecting a 10% increase in turnover on last year’s figures, as revealed in its pre-close trading statement published today (9 October). The firm stated that its performance in the first half of this year, ended 30 September, was “satisfactory” and in […]
Administrators handling the affairs of failed container specialist JWT Commercial said it chose not to furlough the 80 staff because it ran the risk of abusing the coronavirus payment scheme.
Warehouse workers at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, have called off a series of one-day strikes over a long-running pay dispute after accepting a revised deal from the logistics services provider.