Delivery firm Hermes is defending itself before an employment tribunal this week in the latest ‘gig economy’ challenge from a union. The legal case has been brought against Hermes by eight delivery drivers, supported by the GMB, and will be put before an Employment Tribunal in Leeds. The eight Hermes self-employed “lifestyle” couriers claim that they are being denied basic workers rights, from holiday pay to the national living wage, by being forced to operate as self employed workers. Hermes […]
Hermes is rolling its click and collect ParcelShop service out to more than 450 Co-operative stores after a trial with the retailer.
Hermes has revealed the timescale for some of its expansion plans throughout 2013 and 2014, in what it hopes will deliver a capacity uplift of around a third.