A degree-level apprenticeship standard will be available to the supply chain sector from mid-2018, after Uniserve Group’s Supply Chain Leadership framework was approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships. The level 6 apprenticeship is designed to run over a four-year course, with just 20 off-site learning days per year during that time. Students that complete the course, which can be funded through business’s apprenticeship levy funds, will emerge with a full bachelor’s degree. The trailblazer group that put together the framework, […]
Rising parcel volume almost offset the fall in Royal Mail’s letters volume, a trading statement for the nine months ended 27 December 2015 said.
Whistl CEO Nick Wells has blamed Royal Mail for the demise of its final-mile delivery service last month, claiming the company “screwed” Whistl with “differential pricing and some changes to zonal arrangements”.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has said a 24-hour strike at Royal Mail and Parcelforce will take place on Monday 4 November if an agreement is not reached over pay, job security, and terms and conditions.