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Rejected postman lacked ‘professional walking experience’

Royal Mail yesterday denied discrimination after turning down a student for the role of holiday cover postman due to his lack of ‘professional walking experience’.

Mark Pye, studying for an MSc, was left fuming when a 19 year old working for Royal Mail’s recruitment partner told him his CV failed to demonstrated the necessary experience of ‘putting one foot in front of the other whilst holding a bag’.

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Posted: May 16th, 2013
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Yodel to offer choice of seasons for redelivery of parcels

Delivered straight to your door, whenever.Utterly useless courier business Yodel is to offer customers who missed their first delivery the choice of spring, summer, autumn or winter for Yodel to attempt the delivery again.

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Posted: Jan 10th, 2013
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Space station astronauts receive ‘You-weren’t-in-when-we-called’ card from postman

The Royal Mail card claimed that the goods could not be delivered because ‘no-one was home and a signature was required’.

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2012
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‘We’ve been opening your communications for years,’ admits Royal Mail

first class servicing of postie holidays‘Opening people’s emails is all well and good,’ said Moya Greene, chief executive of the Royal Mail, ‘but it will never be as profitable as opening people’s birthday cards. Workers in the sorting office tell me you can make £200 on a good day.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2012
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Post Office Counters hit by DDoS attacks

Chief Supt. Bill Watson said police investigations were targeting a group of pensioners who join post office queues en masse putting unbearable strains on the service.

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2011
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