IR35 changes have ‘seriously damaged’ the NHS

Changes to self-employment tax rules have “seriously damaged” the NHS and the public sector, according to research by the Association...

Doctors and nurses to be excluded from Tier 2 visa cap

15 Jun 2018

NHS doctors and nurses will be excluded from restrictions to the number of visas granted to skilled non-EU migrant workers,...

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Civil Service employment surges as Brexit looms closer

15 Jun 2018

Office for National Statistics figures released this week show that there were 11,000 more civil service posts in March this...

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House of Fraser to close half its stores

7 Jun 2018

One of the UK's leading department stores, House of Fraser, is to close in 31 of its 59 locations including its flagship shop on London’s Oxford Street...

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Home secretary Javid announces review of Tier 2 immigration

4 Jun 2018

Home secretary Sajid Javid has said that the Home Office would conduct a review of its under-fire policy on issuing...

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Two in five GPs plan to quit by 2022 amid workload concerns

31 May 2018

Two in five GPs in England plan to leave the profession in the next five years, as more than 90%...

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Jeremy Hunt vows to close NHS doctors gender pay gap

29 May 2018

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a review into how NHS doctors are paid in a bid to close the...

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Median pay awards at 2.5% for fourth consecutive quarter

24 May 2018

The median basic pay award remained at 2.5% for the fourth consecutive rolling quarter at the end of April, analysis...

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‘Facility time’ reports due from public sector employers in July

15 May 2018

Public sector employers have just a few more weeks to publish information on individuals’ time off to carry out a...

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Barclays CEO fined £642k over whistleblower probe

14 May 2018

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley was last week fined £642,430 for breaking rules by attempting to identify a whistleblower. The...

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How gentleness at work can promote high-quality professional care

4 May 2018

Gentleness at work is an important part of professional care, but it has rarely been investigated or qualified – until...

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Labour calls for health professionals’ exemption from immigration caps

2 May 2018

Labour has urged home secretary Sajid Javid to exempt all health professionals from the immigration cap on skilled workers in...

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NHS leaders say immigration cap is harming services

27 Apr 2018

The Home Office is under renewed attack over its failure to grant visas to hundreds of doctors who had planned...

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Exodus of European nurses from UK is ‘major concern’

26 Apr 2018

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has warned that it is seeing a “significant” increase in the number of European...

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Violent assaults on ambulance staff up by more than a third

25 Apr 2018

The number of violent assaults on ambulance staff rose by more than a third (34%) in four years, according to...

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