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 […]
Planned strike action by Wincanton drivers working for Argos has been cancelled after successful talks between the operator and Unite.
Meachers Global Logistics saw a reduction in turnover and profit last year.
TNT Post is to conduct a second end-to-end delivery trial from mid-April in west London, following the successful conclusion of a final-mile trial in Liverpool. The private postal operator has held long-term ambitions to roll-out a complete end-to-end service rivalling Royal Mail, but says it has been unable to achieve this goal due to the national incumbent’s exemption on final mile deliveries. Nick Wells, TNT Post chief executive, says: “TNT Post has built an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and […]