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Sarah Anderson, the claimant, is filing an employment tribunal claim against Hampshire County CouncilPhoto: IWGB

Foster carer files case claiming worker status

A foster carer has filed an employment tribunal claim against Hampshire County Council for unpaid holiday in a case that...

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PPMA president: What the public sector needs from the next Government

8 Jun 2017

Caroline Nugent is the new president of the Public Services People Managers’ Association (PPMA). On election day, she puts forward ...

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Glasgow City Council claimants win equal pay case

1 Jun 2017

Unions representing thousands of claimants in a long-running equal pay claim against Glasgow City Council have welcomed the latest victory...

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PPMA 2017: Leadership and evidence-based HR in the public sector

5 May 2017

Two themes dominated the Public Service People Managers’ Association (PPMA) annual seminar: leading change and the need for evidence-based HR...

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Sexism among local councillors at “1970s” levels

26 Apr 2017

Female councillors face a culture of sexism “which would not be out of place in the 1970s”, according to Dame...

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IT contractors in the public sector could leave in favour of private-sector work, reports suggest

Public sector could lose talent thanks to new IR35 rules

28 Feb 2017

Tax changes due to be introduced in April could mean thousands of public-sector contractors leave their work in favour of...

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Public sector gets draft gender pay gap reporting law

20 Jan 2017

The draft Regulations that will require public-sector employers in England to report on their gender pay gap have been published....

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Public-sector English fluency requirements come into force

2 Nov 2016

New English language requirements for public-sector workers in customer-facing roles come into force on 21 November 2016, following the publication...

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Further reform to public-sector exit payments confirmed

27 Sep 2016

The Government has confirmed it will proceed with additional limits to exit payments across the public sector, following on from...

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Employment law changes: October 2016 and beyond

15 Sep 2016

The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host...

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Law Commission consults on offence of misconduct in public office

6 Sep 2016

Misconduct in public office, the criminal offence that has been used to prosecute journalists for paying public officials for information,...

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Public-sector gender pay gap reporting confirmed

19 Aug 2016

The timetable for gender pay gap reporting in the public sector has been confirmed, with the Government largely intending to...

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Public sector: English language requirement code of practice published

22 Jul 2016

The Government has published a draft code of practice to help public-sector employers prepare for the requirement for customer-facing workers...

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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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