The transport sector is guilty of paying men more than women, with nine of the top 10 companies in the MT Top 100 reporting a gender pay gap. The deadline for reporting gender pay gaps for companies with more than 250 employees passed last week. The outcome was a median average pay gap of 9.7% in favour of men across businesses in the UK. While Royal Mail, the UK’s largest operator, reported that its mean average female wages were 2.1% […]
Royal Mail is opening eight temporary sorting centres to handle the expected rise in parcel volumes this Christmas. The centres will be dedicated to sorting a ‘significant proportion’ of the parcels handled by the firm before they are distributed to regional depots across the country. Temporary operations will be phased in across the peak period and will open in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea, Bolton, Tamworth, Peterborough, Swindon and Greenford, west London. Managing director of operations and modernisation Mark Higson said: “Christmas […]
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.
Industrial action by Prospect staff working for the DVSA looks set to run and run, after DVSA interim chief executive Paul Satoor said the so-called ‘modernisation of employment contract’ (MEC) at the heart of the matter would not be renegotiated.