The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings. Martin de Lange, CEO of Hermes UK, told MT that it was personally important to him that the operator did and was seen to be doing the right by its couriers. “I care about doing the right thing. The couriers have been at the heart […]
The Unite union has called on the government to ringfence money raised from foreign truck operators by the HGV Road User Levy for investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure.
Union Unite is set to ballot five other Sainsbury’s DCs for industrial action next week, following a strike that took place on Friday 20 June.