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Government to impose new contract on junior doctors

The Department of Health will impose a new contract on junior doctors in England, it has been announced.
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Name-blind recruitment for NHS and civil service by 2020

8 Feb 2016

The announcement by the Cabinet Office follows David Cameron’s pledge at October’s Conservative party conference to remove bias in recruitment...

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Expensive employment tribunal awards: six-figure sums in 2015

6 Jan 2016

While employment tribunal fees have drastically reduced the number of cases and typical awards for claimants are generally four-figure sums,...

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Junior doctors to stage series of strikes over pay and hours

5 Jan 2016

Junior doctors will stage a 24-hour walk-out next Tuesday after talks with the Government broke down.
This will be followed...

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Police to receive overtime in holiday pay

18 Dec 2015

The Police Federation of England and Wales has agreed to include overtime in holiday pay for officers from next year....

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North Ayrshire Council sweep the Excellence in Public Service Award

Personnel Today Awards 2015 winners: Excellence in Public Service award goes to North Ayrshire Council

4 Dec 2015

North Ayrshire Council take home the 2015 Personnel Today Award for Excellence in Public Service

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Nottingham City Council celebrate winning their second award of the night

Personnel Today Awards 2015 winners: Nottingham City Council takes Employee Benefits prize

4 Dec 2015

Nottingham City Council came top in the 2015 Personnel Today Awards in the Employee Benefits category. Here we present why...

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Warwickshire County Council collect their trophy from XpertHR's Jonathan Hamer

Personnel Today Awards 2015 winners: Warwickshire council excel in Employee Relations

4 Dec 2015

Warwickshire County Council took home the award for Excellence in Employee Relations at the Personnel Today Awards on Monday for...

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Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council collect their award

Personnel Today Awards 2015 winners: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council wins Award for Excellence in Technology

2 Dec 2015

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council won the Award for Excellence in Technology, kindly sponsored by Broadbean Technology, at the 2015 Personnel...

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Nottingham City Council collect their award

Personnel Today Awards 2015 winners: Nottingham City Council delivers best Youth Employment Initiative

2 Dec 2015

Nottingham City Council won the Youth Employment Initiative Award at the 2015 Personnel Today Awards. Here we profile its winning...

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Beating the budget cuts at West Yorkshire Police

Beating the budget cuts at West Yorkshire Police

23 Nov 2015

This week sees the Chancellor’s latest Spending Review, with public-sector employers set for more budget cuts. Cath Everett finds out...

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Nearly all junior doctors vote in favour of strikes

19 Nov 2015

Nearly all (98%) junior doctors balloted by the British Medical Association (BMA) have voted in favour of strikes, for the...

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Regulations confirm cap on public-sector exit pay

6 Nov 2015

Regulations have been drafted setting out how the cap of £95,000 on public-sector exit payments will work.

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Majority of NHS staff want to quit their job

27 Oct 2015

NHS staff feel that they are sinking under a rising tide of paperwork, bureaucracy and workload pressures, two reports have...

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Public-sector fluency duty: workers must speak fluent English

14 Oct 2015

Public-sector employers will have to ensure that workers in customer-facing roles speak fluent English, the Government has confirmed.
The Conservative...

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