We sympathize with the Royal Mail workers she told the BBC. I would question the bosses and union bosses if striking at this time of year is going to have a significant impact on small businesses, as they want to achieve what they are looking to achieve. Royal Mail will not be able to deliver first and second class letters on the strike days. It will deliver as many parcels and Special Delivery letters as possible, giving priority to medical prescriptions where possible.
In a statement, he said that postal workers wanted to get on with serving their communities and tackling the backlog of presents and Christmas cards that have built up in recent weeks.
Sam Smith runs Pot Gang, which sells grow-your-own vegetable and herb boxes online. The firm uses Royal Mail to send hundreds of orders a day, but he said it used more expensive courier companies on strike days to prevent deliveries being delayed.