Public sector

Labour would retain freedom of movement for NHS staff

A Labour government, post-Brexit, would retain freedom of movement from the EU for NHS medical professionals, shadow health secretary Jonathan...

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Hospitals may seek to ward off winter crisis with cash offer to doctors

8 Nov 2019

To avoid a major winter crisis in the NHS in the coming months, hospitals in England have been urged to offer salary top-ups to senior doctors.

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Health sector sceptical of Johnson’s immigration plans

8 Nov 2019

Health workers hoping to take up jobs in the UK will benefit from preferential immigration processes with the introduction of...

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Employment tribunals have no jurisdiction over US bases in UK

7 Nov 2019

An employment tribunal has accepted that the US government can’t be investigated for breaches of UK employment law in facilities...

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University staff to strike over pensions, pay and working conditions

6 Nov 2019

University lecturers and support staff at 60 universities are to strike for eight days in two separate disputes over pensions,...

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Home Office holds up NHS overseas doctors scheme

4 Nov 2019

Plans to expand a scheme that allows medical trainees from overseas to learn and work in the NHS, have been...

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Survey digs deeper into why doctors are at risk of burnout

1 Nov 2019

Psychological approach taken to gauge health professionals' feelings of disaffection.

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MPs to examine police disciplinary system

29 Oct 2019

A group of MPs is to scrutinise the police conduct and disciplinary system and investigate whether wider reforms are needed...

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MPs’ staff call for transfer of rights when they move offices

28 Oct 2019

MPs’ employees have called for the protection of employment rights such as sick pay and parental leave if they move between parliamentary offices.

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Members of the HM Land Registry team receive their Excellence in Public Service prize at the Personnel Today Awards 2018.

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: Excellence in Public Service HR Award

24 Oct 2019

Introducing the Excellence in Public Service HR Award finalists.

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BMA apologises after report exposes ‘old boys’ club’ culture

18 Oct 2019

The British Medical Association has apologised to members after an independent review found that female doctors felt “undervalued, ignored or...

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Union doubtful over government figures on teachers’ hours

11 Oct 2019

Teachers' working hours have fallen by five hours per week over the past three years, according to government figures. But the main education union disagrees

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Details of first wave of police recruitment unveiled

9 Oct 2019

The Home Office has published police recruitment targets for every force in England and Wales for 2020-21.
Under the campaign,...

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Police service discriminated against man with moustache

8 Oct 2019

A police constable has won a sex discrimination claim after an industrial tribunal found that the Police Service of Northern...

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One in 10 NHS psychiatrist posts vacant

7 Oct 2019

The rate of unfilled NHS psychiatrist posts in England has doubled over the past six years, with almost a tenth...

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