Label: Industry News

Have my courier subcontractors suddenly become workers with rights?

Here’s an update (March 2019) on what “Workers” look like and what sort of benefits they are entitled to in the UK, which may help people running courier companies in the UK. A “Worker” is a fairly recent category of person in the workplace, sitting somewhere between “PAYE employee” and fully and genuinely “self employed”. [...]


Royal Mail plans new generation of courier franchises

Royal Mail announces plans for a new generation of courier franchises in the sameday courier market. With a sales target of £50m pa, Mike Marjoram of Royal Mail Sameday has his work cut out. He has presided over a three year period of growth. Last year sales were 75% up, to £4m, despite some of the [...]