Post office legal battle launched – BBC News

Posted May 13th, 2008 in news, postal service by sally

“A severely disabled woman has taken her campaign to save her local post office to the High Court.”

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BBC News, 12th May 2008


Court challenge on post offices – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2008 in news, postal service by sally

“Legal action is being launched aimed at halting plans to shut scores of post offices in London.”

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BBC News, 3rd April 2008


London Mayor Ken Livingstone mounts legal challenge over post office closures – The Times

Posted March 18th, 2008 in news, postal service by sally

“Royal Mail’s plans to close 2,500 post offices could be thrown into disarray after the Mayor of London said yesterday that he would mount a legal challenge in the capital.”

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The Times, 18th March 2008


Post Office compensation claim could cost millions – The Times

Posted February 6th, 2008 in compensation, news, postal service, transfer of undertakings by sally

“Royal Mail could be forced to pay several million pounds in compensation amid accusations that it flouted employment law in its restructuring of the Post Office network.”

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The Times, 6th February 2008


Royal Mail wins court injunction to stop strikes planned for next week – The Guardian

Posted October 15th, 2007 in industrial action, injunctions, news, postal service by sally

“Royal Mail last night won an high court ruling outlawing two one-day strikes planned by postal workers next week.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2007


Royal Mail set to close its final-salary pensions to all employees – The Times

Posted September 24th, 2007 in news, pensions, postal service by sally

“Royal Mail plans to close its final-salary pension scheme to all employees in a move that could plunge the business further into industrial turmoil.”

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The Times, 24th September 2007


Regina (Consumer Council for Postal Services) v. Postal Services Commission and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted April 20th, 2007 in compensation, law reports, postal service by sally

Absence of lawyer is regretted 

Regina (Consumer Council for Postal Services) v. Postal Services Commission and Another

Court of Appeal 

“The Royal Mail was entitled to refuse compensation to a customer who was in default of credit terms without reasonable excuse. The fact and extent of the customer’s default was ascertained by reference to a particular point rather than a period of time.”

The Times, 20th April 2007


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