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Royal Mail eyes PM’s £800m home Covid tests contract

The Government’s testing regime has come under pressure in recent weeks amid reports testing centres have been overwhelmed by demand. Mr Williams said: “[Moonshot] is an opportunity for Royal Mail to show what we can do after the rapid change of the postal market in 2020. “We have challenges, but …

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Royal Mail in new pensions row

Royal Mail has been accused of flouting pensions equality standards, as the embattled postal service prepares to face investors next week without a permanent chief executive. Institutional Shareholder Services, the shareholder advice group, has raised concerns about top bosses getting higher pension contributions than new postal workers on the ground. Under …

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The corporate rebrands that missed the mark

And in 2018 boss Guru Gowrappan announced that Oath would be no more; Verizon’s collective media outlets would be called the Verizon Media Group from 2019.  Google to Alphabet Google became the largest subsidiary in a new holding company called Alphabet in 2015 as part of a restructuring at the tech giant. The …

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Royal Mail does not have long to deliver real change

As the increasing dominance of passive investing demonstrates, share tipping is a mostly a mug’s game. Just ask the former Labour MP Adrian Bailey, who as chairman of the business select committee in 2014 published a scathing report on the privatisation of Royal Mail. According to Bailey and his colleagues, …

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