Delivery companies such as Hermes that use self-employed drivers need to change their business models, according to a select committee. The Work and Pensions Committee’s abridged report into the so called gig economy calls for self-employed workers to be re-classed as “workers” to ensure their rights to basic employment benefits such as holiday and sick pay. The committee’s report is based on findings from its inquiry into the gig economy, which was curtailed due to the snap general election. It […]
The RHA has warned that heavy reliance on overseas HGV drivers poses a risk to the long-term resilience of the UK road transport sector, and takes money out of the UK economy.
Hermes has developed a new talent programme called Rise, which is intended to maximise the current performance and future potential of junior managers.
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.