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Royal Mail employment policies are ideal for reps and colleagues as a quick guide to our full agreements. (Updated 2016)

Royal Mail have developed summaries on the agreements colleagues most frequently ask about. The at-a-glance summaries give an overview of the key parts of the policies so you can quickly find the information you need.

The policies are available from, the intranet and are also in the public domain through search engines, we have published them here for easy access, excuse the cheeky copy/paste, they include...

• Time off: annual holiday

• Time off: other leave

• Sick pay

• Attendance

• Being a parent

• Flexible working

See all the policies Here...

Registered members of the site have access to the full agreements in our downloads forum.

Post box collection changes for Shropshire SY postcode branded 'crazy'

Police seize cannabis packages at delivery centre after staff intercept drugs haul

Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules

Royal Mail delivery office merger of Church End and North Finchley could bring "downgrade" to service, says CWU union

I'm sure we could help her

No explanation for closure of two village post offices

Wilsden postie completes marathon challenge

Postman saves father-of-five following sudden collapse

Fed-up posties refuse to deliver mail to street because swooping seagulls see brightly-coloured uniforms as threat

Road Safety - Royal Mail

Suspicious package found in Finchley Road post office

Police called in after drone is spotted filming for Parcelforce over busy main road

TNT parcels 'backed up to ceiling' in wake of massive cyberattack

TNT parcels 'backed up to ceiling' in wake of massive cyberattack

Work set to start on new DPD Manchester facility

Whistl opens Bolton super depot

UPS Camden depot to be a "testbed" for electric vehicle technology

Swiss Post, the trade union syndicom and the staff association transfair have agreed ahead of schedule to extend their collective employment contracts

PostNL launches "Change delivery" service

Canada - Aging delivery trucks poisoning us, postal workers claim

Parcel2Go announces Letters and Small Parcels service

Dutch firm PostNL's share rise on suggestions of regulatory easing

Pension at 55

Taking pension early after September

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taking royal mail pension

Part Time Postie in the DC Scheme

State pension age rise brought forward


Royal Mail workers given ultimatum on pension proposals

Royal Mail Pension Review update rejected by CWU

Royal Mail stares down the barrel of shutdown as pension talks flounder


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