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A new NHS whistleblowing policy comes in response to the Freedom to speak up review. WestEnd61/REX/Shutterstock

National NHS whistleblowing policy published

The final version of the overarching whistleblowing policy to be adopted by all NHS organisations has been published by NHS...

Junior doctors next plan to strike on 6 April. Photo: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

Government publishes equality impact assessment as BMA launches judicial review

31 Mar 2016

The Department of Health has today made changes to the contract it is imposing on junior doctors in England following...

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Ambulance workers to receive holiday pay for “overruns”

8 Mar 2016

Ambulance workers in four counties will receive backdated holiday pay after a victorious claim for “overrun” payments.
The South Central...

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BMA to probe equality impact of junior doctor contract

24 Feb 2016

The British Medical Association (BMA) is set to launch a judicial review into the Government’s apparent failure to carry out...

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Sexual harassment: tribunal awards £830k to NHS HR director

22 Feb 2016

An employment tribunal has awarded more than £830,000 to an NHS HR director who was constructively dismissed and harassed after...

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Government to impose new contract on junior doctors

11 Feb 2016

The Department of Health will impose a new contract on junior doctors in England, it has been announced.
The decision...

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Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock: "Public services need to reflect the country that they serve." Photo: REX Shutterstock

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

North Ayrshire Council

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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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