The Royal Mail board has approved the agreement broached with the Communication Workers Union to end a long-running battle over pay and pension reform. The two parties announced they had reached an agreement last week after more than a month of mediation, but it remained subject to approval from the postal operator’s board and CWU members. In an update today Royal Mail confirmed its board had okayed the agreement, and the union will recommend its members vote in favour of […]
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.
Royal Mail managers have voted to accept an increased pay offer, resolving a conflict that saw 4,800 of the carrier’s employees take industrial action earlier this year.
Royal Mail has revealed that fuel costs for its fleet of 37,000 light and heavy commercial vehicles are at a record high, pushing it to introduce a fuel surcharge for the first time.