The Unite union is still pursuing claims on behalf of former employees at Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams, which entered administration in March. However, regional officer Mark Lyon warned that it could take years for the 50 claims to be processed by the employment tribunal. The union said Duncan Adams had failed to consult with staff about their redundancies before it was wound down following significant losses. Lyon said: “It can take years to work through the tribunal list. It’s not […]
Cartwright Group has gone into administration today resulting in 490 redundancies at S Cartwright & Sons (Coachbuilders) and Cartwright Fabrications and the sale of subsidiaries Cartwright Finance, Cartwright Fleet Service and Cartwright Rentals to Contract Vehicles, the commercial vehicles division of leasing and fleet management firm Zenith.
The RHA has repeated its plea for more government help for hauliers, after a new survey revealed 16% of operators are in danger of becoming insolvent within four weeks.
Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results.