Oct 25, 2020

Royal Mail seeks record number of Christmas temps

Royal Mail is looking to fill a record number of temporary seasonal jobs due to a surge in online shopping during the pandemic. Royal Mail says that a higher number of workers is needed to help sort Christmas deliveries of letters, cards and parcels this year because many consumers are staying at home under Covid-19 restrictions and shopping online. "The Royal Mail's Sally Ashford said:"During these unprecedented times we believe it is critical that Royal Mail continues to deliver. Royal Mail has been trying to capitalise on the rise in online shopping, which has been accelerated by the coronavirus crisis. The new scheme will help online shoppers send back unwanted items and was described by Royal Mail as "One of the biggest changes to the daily delivery since the launch of the post box in 1852.".

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