Wincanton has insisted the pay deal it offered staff working on a B&Q contract at its Worksop distribution centre was fair and competitive, after they threatened to go out on strike at the end of the month. Unite said more than 400 Wincanton workers at the depot, which distributes stock to stores nationally, will begin two-weekly cycles of seven days of strike action followed by a seven-day overtime ban from 28 November until 20 February due to an “insulting pay […]
Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed.
UK Mail’s bull run couldn’t last. After hitting the heights of 510pence per share last week, following a stellar set of results, it has drifted back slowly to 497p as of today – still significantly higher than the 445p the week before its full year results. Not bad work in a fortnight. But it has still helped the MT basket of six shares hit a new high for the year: £18.67…
Increased parcel volumes at UK Mail have seen the carrier lower its price-per-drop for delivery drivers in order to remain competitive, angering a union.