Guardian investigation into courier pay is “disingenuous”, says Hermes


Hermes has disputed claims that it pays its couriers less than the minimum wage, after an investigation by The Guardian suggested some of the carrier’s self-employed workers earn as little as £5.50 an hour. The article cites numerous Hermes couriers who earn between £5.50 and £7.30 per hour, although this does not include expenses such as fuel, insurance and vehicle maintenance, which can be claimed back. Hermes described the investigation as “disingenuous” and said that on average, its network of […]