16 Dec 2022

Rail workers begin latest in series of 48-hour walkouts

With talks between train companies and the RMT union deadlocked, rail workers today began the latest in a series of 48-hour walkouts, bringing fresh misery to commuters and Christmas shoppers.

There was a resolution in another dispute however – with staff at Rolls Royce winning a pay rise worth up to 17.6%.

We’ve been looking at the effects the strikes are having on businesses during the crucial festive period.