A new pay deal will see around 20,000 couriers benefit from increased rates for parcels collections. The new rate was agreed as part of annual negotiations between GMB and Hermes, on behalf of 20,000 Hermes Self-Employed Plus (SE+) couriers. It follows a ground-breaking deal in 2019, the first of its kind designed to support the rights of self-employed workers operating in the so-called ‘gig economy’, which included paid holiday and guaranteed minimum payment rates for SE+ couriers and the ability […]
Hermes processed 4.8 million orders over the Black Friday weekend, an increase of 34% compared with last year, despite adverse weather conditions.
Hermes UK has added 54 Euro-6 Dafs from hire firm Ryder to its fleet, as well as renewing a three-year tyre-management contract with Michelin Solutions.