Royal Mail job losses 'will not impact frontline staff'

Job losses at Royal Mail will be mostly felt at the Group’s operational and head office managerial level.

The company said there would be: "no impact from this initiative on frontline employees, including postmen and women, or the services Royal Mail provides to its customers."

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Royal Mail consulting on 1,600 job cuts

Royal Mail is consulting with unions on plans to cut 1,600 jobs that it hopes will save £50 million. The firm said that around 300 "new or enhanced" roles would also be created.