Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will appear in court this morning after the postal operator applied for a High Court injunction to prevent its employees from striking. CWU members voted in favour of industrial action last month after four weeks of negotiations over the long-running pension dispute ended in a stalemate. Royal Mail said that the CWU’s 48-hour walkout, scheduled for 19 October, is illegal. The operator claimed the union hadn’t complied with a legally binding dispute […]
Royal Mail has taken a 346,000ft² distribution centre at the Mountpark Warrington Omega development in Warrington.
An inquiry into competition in the UK postal sector has been launched, after calls from Royal Mail to protect it from last mile delivery competition earlier this year.
Royal Mail has admitted that the threat of industrial action and the introduction of size-based parcel pricing led to volumes being flat in the first nine months of the current financial year.