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Royal Mail to start delivering babies

The Royal Mail has announced today that it is to extend its range of delivery services into the midwifery sector. ‘From next week postmen and women will be delighted to provide ‘home-birthing’ to expectant couples by delivering their newborn child direct to their door at any time between 9am and 3pm,’ said Moya Greene, Chief Executive of the Royal Mail Group.

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Posted: Apr 14th, 2014
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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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‘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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Postmen to be allowed to open your mail if you aren’t in

The Royal Mail today unveiled plans to allow its delivery staff to open parcels or post which needs to be signed for if a householder is not at home. The postmen will be allowed to open any items that are not collected and dispose of the contents if necessary.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2012
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Deliveries of spam disrupted as Hotmail staff go on strike

 Hotmail workers simply unable to keep it upErectile dysfunction is set to soar in the absence of trial offers of Viagra at $10 a go.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2009
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