Public sector

Giving notice to leave a job is not always a letter of resignation

A letter that gives one month’s notice should not automatically be interpreted as a letter of resignation, an employment appeal...

Prison officers protest at Pentonville Prison

Prison officers call off protest action after withdrawal of court threat

14 Sep 2018

An estimated 5,000 prison staff had assembled at facilities to protest against the rise of violence experienced by staff working with inmates

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Tougher sentences for attacks on emergency workers

13 Sep 2018

Prison terms for individuals who assault emergency workers will increase from six months to a year under a new law...

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Police workforce drops by a fifth in the wake of funding cuts

11 Sep 2018

Funding cuts have resulted in the loss of almost one-fifth of policing jobs since 2010, according to the National Audit...

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Shortage of radiologists could lead service to ‘collapse’

23 Aug 2018

Radiology services could be on the brink of collapse if more is not done to fill vacant posts and train...

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Pay awards fall to 2.3% in three months to July

23 Aug 2018

Pay awards in the three months to July dropped slightly to 2.3%, but still remained higher than the amount recorded...

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Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice pay deal on rocks as unions reject ‘conditions’

21 Aug 2018

Prospect union members yesterday joined their colleagues at the FDA union in rejecting a five-year pay deal that would have...

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Rory Stewart

Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

17 Aug 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

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Police chiefs commit to developing sexual harassment action plan

16 Aug 2018

Police chiefs have vowed to address sexual harassment across the force after it emerged a high proportion of police officers...

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Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

7 Aug 2018

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

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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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Whitehall

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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