Whistl has appointed John Evans the company’s head of legal and Gareth Hughes, procurement, property and fleet director at the operator, to its executive board of management. Evans, who is also company secretary, joined Whistl in 2003. Hughes joined the carrier more recently in 2015. Nick Wells, CEO Whistl, said: “We are delighted to welcome John and Gareth to the executive board of management as they bring a deep knowledge and expertise of their areas of the business which will […]
Ofcom has announced a “fundamental review” into the regulation of Royal Mail, after the withdrawal of Whistl’s final mile delivery service left it without a major competitor in the postal market.
The government’s apprenticeship levy will come into force in April 2017. This means in just four months, companies with a payroll of £3m or more will be paying 0.5% of that cost into a pot, which UK businesses will be able to draw from for staff training.