GMB is to launch legal action against Amazon and three businesses that deliver for it, accusing them of bogus self-employment. The union, which took Hermes to court last month for its treatment of self-employed drivers, claimed that drivers at Prospect Commercials, Box Group and Lloyd Link Logistics were being denied basic rights and and working flexibility because they are wrongfully labelled as self-employed. Legal action is being brought against Amazon as well because it dictated the drivers’ shifts at the […]
Tesco will offer customers a same-day online grocery delivery service across the UK by the end of August.
Online retail giant Amazon has predicted that the busiest day for online shopping orders will be Monday 2 December, which is likely to trigger an increase in volumes handled by parcel carriers.
Online retailer Amazon will open another three DCs across the UK, following the opening of its Hemel Hempstead depot last week. The opening of the new depots are expected to create a further 2,000 jobs over the next two years, with 800 permanent positions created at the Hemel Hempstead fulfilment centre. “We have created thousands of jobs in the UK over the last few years and are delighted to announce that we plan to create thousands more in the next […]