Posts by Roy Mayall

For Sale

Magical Thinking

The Cost of Privatisation

The Future of Work

Dogs v. Posties

Why ‘modernise’?

Model of a Modern Royal Mail

Under the Weather

The Unsorting Office

Natural Monopoly

Privatising the Royal Mail

Best Management Talent

Executive Pay

‘You Can Take the Time from Your Break’

A Culture of Mutual Interest

Not the Deal of the Century

The National Agreement and the Press

The Huddle

Management-Speak

Beat the Post

Not Royal Mail?

Loopholes

How the Union Negotiates

Who regulates the regulators?

The Meaning of 'Deregulation'

Not Nostalgia

'Dear Granny Smith'

Out of Kilter

The Dispute Isn't Over

Going Dutch

What's a Freelance Postman?

On the Picket Line

Goes on Strike

Off their (Electric) Trolleys

Attendance Procedures

Sick Postmen Get the Sack

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