Public sector

Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their...

More police officers take on second jobs

7 Aug 2018

Thousands of police officers have taken on a second job, while more than four in 10 worry about the state...

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Improve wellbeing by becoming ‘conversationally intelligent’

3 Aug 2018

Workplace conversations happen all the time of course, but “good” conversation – talking that makes change happen or calms conflict...

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Pay increases for more than one million public sector workers announced

24 Jul 2018

The government has announced wage increases for more than one million public sector workers, including teachers, the armed forces and...

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NHS hospitals asked to reassure EU staff ahead of Brexit

3 Jul 2018

NHS hospitals in England have been asked to reach out to staff from other EU countries about continuing to work...

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Minister showed ‘contempt’ in botched civil service pay consultation

29 Jun 2018

Unions and the Labour Party have condemned the government’s 2018 civil service pay guidance remit and called for its immediate...

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Junior doctors with disabilities should keep specialist equipment, says BMA

25 Jun 2018

Junior doctors who have disabilities that mean they need specialist equipment to do their jobs should be allowed to keep...

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IR35 changes have ‘seriously damaged’ the NHS

22 Jun 2018

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

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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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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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