Couriers/delivery industry

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Royal Mail warns another hike in stamp prices is likely after April increase
Postal service says potential rise would help offset higher staff and energy costs and fall in parcel deliveries

Kalyeena Makortoff

19, May, 2022 @12:11 PM

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‘This can’t be real’: Grubhub promotion turns New York City restaurants into a ‘war zone’
The deal resulted in 6,000 New Yorkers placing an order every minute, overwhelming kitchens and delivery workers

Wilfred Chan

19, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Boohoo tumbles as reality of online clothes shopping hits home | Nils Pratley
Its cheerful chief believes the firm is well positioned to bounce back, but that may not happen very soon

Nils Pratley

04, May, 2022 @5:58 PM

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Just Eat senior executive steps down amid misconduct investigation
Takeaway group in boardroom turmoil after two bosses exit before annual shareholder meeting

Sarah Butler

04, May, 2022 @5:39 PM

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Just Eat Takeaway considers selling US arm Grubhub as orders fall
After Covid lockdown boom, orders dropped by 1% to 264.2m in first three months of 2022

Joanna Partridge and agencies

20, Apr, 2022 @7:32 AM

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Villagers frustrated after Royal Mail deliveries stop for almost three weeks
Affected Cambridgeshire people told by company to assume items ‘have been mislaid in the network’

Miles Brignall

16, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Snoop Dogg is advertising Just Eat, but it is me that has to deliver it’: the courier leading the UK’s longest gig-economy strike
Since December, Parirs Dixon has been organising fellow couriers to picket popular takeaways in Sheffield in an effort to improve pay. Now the industrial action is spreading to other cities

Helen Pidd

16, Mar, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Warnings raised over Russian tech giant Yandex’s UK operation
MPs want restrictions placed on the company, known as Russia’s Google, which also runs the Yango Deli grocery service

Shanti Das

05, Mar, 2022 @8:02 PM

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The hidden life of a courier: 13-hour days, rude customers – and big dreams
An army of drivers risked their health to get us goods during lockdown. But what is it like making deliveries while negotiating parking fines, traffic jams and spiralling costs?

Sirin Kale

01, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I have one question for delivery drivers – do you need to use my toilet? | Adrian Chiles
It can be hard for couriers to find a place to spend a penny – but it is harder still to offer your own loo without it sounding strange, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

24, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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From milk to crisps: why the price of basic food items is rising
Be it meat, coffee or pasta, the costs of UK grocery staples are going up. We look at the cocktail of cause and effect inflating your bills

Hilary Osborne and Sarah Butler

29, Jan, 2022 @8:01 AM

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Royal Mail to cut 700 managers after Omicron delivery crisis
Union vows to fight job-cutting plan citing recent £400m shareholder payout

Julia Kollewe

25, Jan, 2022 @10:22 AM

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