DPD has promised to pay all its drivers the real living wage, after concluding its employment review and releasing more detail about its Driver Code. The real living wage is currently set at £8.75 across the UK and £10.20 in London for those 18 and older. This compares with the National Minimum Wage, which is £7.38 for those aged 21 and older. DPD said its new ‘worker’ contract, which includes pension, paid holiday and sick pay sets a benchmark for […]
DPD has extended the suspension of its parcel deliveries to Europe as it struggles to cope with the fallout from new post-Brexit customs requirements.
A dispute with XPO Logistics over missing employee pension contributions could be brought closer to resolution following legal action being taken in the French courts, according to union Unite.
New vans running on petrol and diesel will not be sold in the UK from 2030 as the government forges ahead with its “extremely aggressive” phase out of conventional combustion engines.