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 […]
Having fired the starting gun on the sale of its remaining stake in Royal Mail last week, the government is out of the blocks and has sold 15% of its shareholding to institutional investors.
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics has said no further meetings are scheduled with Unite despite the 24-hour strike carried out by the union’s members at a number of KNDL sites this week.
2013 was a year of moves forward for every transport firm listed on the Stock Exchange. And while we lost CityLink (to a management buy-out), we gained Royal Mail – and a whole heap of market capitalisation. So without further ado – let’s find out who the big winners were!