A Royal Mail delivery man looks at a ‘closed’ sign on a pub as he does his rounds amid the pandemic in Richmond, London. Photo: Reuters A Royal Mail delivery man looks at a ‘closed’ sign on a pub as he does his rounds amid the pandemic in Richmond, London. Photo: Reuters
A Royal Mail delivery man looks at a ‘closed’ sign on a pub as he does his rounds amid the pandemic in Richmond, London. Photo: Reuters

Britain’s postal operator Royal Mail sacks 2,000 staff

  • The former state-run company revealed a cost-cutting overhaul in its annual results that showed the pandemic had sparked a jump in demand for parcels
  • Since Britain’s lockdown was imposed on March 23, Royal Mail employees have enjoyed an elevated status with the UK public

Topic |   Britain
A Royal Mail delivery man looks at a ‘closed’ sign on a pub as he does his rounds amid the pandemic in Richmond, London. Photo: Reuters A Royal Mail delivery man looks at a ‘closed’ sign on a pub as he does his rounds amid the pandemic in Richmond, London. Photo: Reuters
A Royal Mail delivery man looks at a ‘closed’ sign on a pub as he does his rounds amid the pandemic in Richmond, London. Photo: Reuters
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