Royal Mail

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Royal Mail says four days of strikes will push it to loss
CWU plans action by 100,000 staff in August and September in dispute about pay

Joanna Partridge

10, Aug, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Royal Mail boss is playing hardball, fast … perhaps too fast
Chairman’s threat to spin-off the profitable global parcels business from UK postal service is a significant escalation

Nils Pratley

20, Jul, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Royal Mail threatens to split up business as it reports £1m a day loss
Warning comes amid falling revenue and parcel volumes and fear it is facing the biggest strike of summer

Joanna Partridge

20, Jul, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Royal Mail staff vote to strike in pay dispute
CWU members vote in favour of action after union said management hoped to impose 2% increase

Julia Kollewe

19, Jul, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Reflections on black US soldiers’ experiences in the UK | Letters
Brief letters: Second world war | One-fingered salute | Stones in the flowerbeds | The Brazil nut effect | Royal Mail’s late deliveries

15, Jul, 2022 @5:31 PM

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The mother of all worries never stops | Brief letters
Brief letters: Price of parental love | A convenient Royal Mail service | Stand like a tree | One foot on the ground

Letters

06, Jul, 2022 @4:13 PM

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Beauty of Norfolk hides the ugly truth of poverty | Brief letters
Brief letters: Deprivation in north Norfolk | Windmill arms | Bringing Soulmates together | Boris’s broccoli moment | Christmas comes late

05, Jul, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Royal Mail managers to strike over jobs and pay
Unite members will work to rule over plan to cut 700 jobs and slash pay by up to £7,000

Julia Kollewe

05, Jul, 2022 @11:49 AM

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Cracking the code to sending a letter | Letters
Letters: Katharina Fritsch on Germany’s use of alphanumeric codes instead of stamps, and Jane Gregory on appreciating handwritten letters

Letters

04, Jul, 2022 @5:08 PM

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‘Eventually it will just be a barcode, won’t it?’ Why Britain’s new stamps are causing outrage and upset
Royal Mail’s stamps are finally entering the digital world, with printed codes that can be used to track letters or linked to videos. Collectors, traditionalists and royalists are not amused

Simon Usborne

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Royal Mail staff vote on ‘biggest strike’ of summer as tram walkout begins
Union claims postal workers are facing a massive pay cut because of soaring inflation

Julia Kollewe

28, Jun, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Royal Mail marks 50 years of UK Pride with colourful set of stamps
March in London on 1 July 1972 was first with the name ‘Gay Pride’, inspired by events in US

Jamie Grierson

23, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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