Public sector

Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years

Teachers and police officers will receive the biggest pay rises in six years, the government will announce next week

Landmark pensions ruling opens doors for other public sector claims

17 Jul 2019

A woman has won the right to access her late partner’s military pension in a landmark Court of Appeal ruling....

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MoD vows to tackle harassment and bullying in the armed forces

16 Jul 2019

New measures to stamp out the discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in some areas of the armed forces have been...

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Telecoms giant awaits verdict on top executives in staff suicides case

12 Jul 2019

A trial of senior executives could lead to jail sentences over a wave of suicides as employees suffered appalling levels of workplace stress

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‘HR department’ needed to tackle bullying in Parliament

12 Jul 2019

The House of Commons is in need of an HR department to help stamp out the bullying and harassment that many MPs’ staff experience.

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Government promises better wellbeing support for frontline police officers

10 Jul 2019

The government has announced plans to improve wellbeing for frontline police.

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Boris Johnson pledges to ‘fix’ pension tax allowance rules

9 Jul 2019

Tory leadership front runner Boris Johnson has vowed to “fix” the pension rules that have led to NHS consultants finding...

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Technical qualifications to be revamped to boost uptake

9 Jul 2019

Level 4 and 5 qualifications are to become Higher Technical Qualifications under new proposals.

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Police lack resources to do their job, ex-chiefs warn

5 Jul 2019

Police resources have been “drained to dangerously low levels”, contributing to feelings of “lawlessness” in some areas of Britain, five...

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Hunt threatens to cancel civil servants’ August annual leave

2 Jul 2019

Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has threatened to cancel all August annual leave across the civil service in order to...

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Landmark public sector pension ruling confirmed

28 Jun 2019

A landmark ruling that pension reforms discriminated against younger workers has been confirmed - with huge ramifications for the public sector

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Junior doctors’ pay to increase after accepting new contract

27 Jun 2019

NHS junior doctors have accepted a deal which will see annual pay increases of 2% for four years, ending the...

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Top jobs dominated by privately educated and Oxbridge graduates

25 Jun 2019

Employers should collect and monitor data on the socio-economic background of their staff, it has been recommended, after a report...

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How businesses can support the NHS and help employees

24 Jun 2019

Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.

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Eight per cent of NHS staff sexually harassed in past year

20 Jun 2019

Only a fifth of NHS staff say their employer has implemented a sexual harassment policy, indicating that workers believe it...

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