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 […]
UK Mail expects volume growth in its parcels division to slow down in the second half of this year as it continues to feel the effects of a weakened retail market and poor volumes in the second quarter.
The consumer delivery subsidiary of Hermes, myHermes, has launched a new international parcel delivery service which aims to support SMEs.
UK Mail Group saw turnover and pre-tax profit climb last year thanks to increased volumes, winning new business and retaining existing customers in its parcel and mail divisions.