Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation. Other than the 96 in-house drivers Argos intends to transfer to Eddie Stobart Logistics, the retailer’s driving work is all outsourced to around 350 Wincanton employees. Around 420 Argos employees at the Lutterworth site, where the 96 drivers are based, are currently being balloted over potential industrial […]
Andrew Tinkler has stepped down as CEO of Stobart Group, the business he has headed since it listed on the stock market in 2007.
Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.