Postal service

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Royal Mail overseas post badly disrupted after cyber incident
Company asks customers not to send international parcels and letters as it informs security authorities

Jasper Jolly

11, Jan, 2023 @3:53 PM

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Ex-Royal Mail boss hits out at board for ‘confrontational path’ on strikes
Rico Back believes postal service’s talks with union have been poorly handled

Julia Kollewe

01, Jan, 2023 @1:59 PM

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Border Force staff join strikes as postal workers take action again
Passengers arriving in UK can expect longer queues while mail may not arrive in time for Christmas

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

23, Dec, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘We cannot go on like this’: three striking workers on why they have no choice
In the health, rail and the postal services, low pay, safety concerns and fear of losing rights have pushed staff to industrial action

Tom Wall

11, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Royal Mail brings forward last posting dates for Christmas
Service faces six days of strikes this month, as Ofcom says it should stop blaming pandemic for delays

Mark Sweney

02, Dec, 2022 @2:20 PM

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Christmas parcels: what are the last posting dates and best ways to send?
Post early to beat the deadlines – and, with Royal Mail strikes, this is not the year to wing it

Sandra Haurant

28, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Public sector pay rises cannot match inflation, says transport secretary
Mark Harper raises likelihood of winter strikes as he says keeping pace with living costs is unaffordable

Pippa Crerar Political editor

27, Nov, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Nurses to strike for two days as December disruption deepens
Royal College of Nursing announces unprecedented action, likely to to be first in a series of strikes by NHS staff over winter

Gwyn Topham, Andrew Gregory, Larry Elliott and Sally Weale

25, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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UK rail strikes planned for coming week are suspended, says RMT
Late notice means services will still be affected; Royal Mail and CWU to start new talks over postal strikes

Joe Middleton

04, Nov, 2022 @5:35 PM

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My stash of old stamps is beautiful. Why make them unnecessarily obsolete? | Dale Berning Sawa
Royal Mail has given us 100 days to use or exchange them, but we stand to lose a lot more than we gain, says freelance writer Dale Berning Sawa

Dale Berning Sawa

26, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Posties’ paths: Britons who delivered mail by foot sought for new book
Author Alan Cleaver collecting stories of rural postal workers who walked miles each week, and the routes they took

Matthew Weaver

05, Sep, 2022 @2:01 PM

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‘We have no choice’: why the strike at Royal Mail is no cookie-cutter pay row
As opening salvo begins in dispute that could reshape a UK institution, group chair does not mince his words

Alex Lawson

26, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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