Just to confirm the CWU and Royal Mail have now agreed the external mediator from the agreed panel.
Her name is Lynette Harris from ACAS.
Both Royal Mail and the CWU have used her previously on some issues.
Both Royal Mail and the CWU will by the end of today submit their mediation submissions.
Later this week both parties will have an opportunity to explain to the mediation their issues.
Moya Greene is going to lead Royal Mail’s negotiating team on the external mediation process.
We will keep you updated as things develop.