Public sector

‘Radical action’ needed to reduce teachers’ hours

Teachers have worked an average of 46 to 49 hours a week for many years, according to a study by...

Former soldiers win race discrimination claim

16 Sep 2019

Two former British soldiers have won a race discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence.

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Tube workers to take industrial action over violence levels

13 Sep 2019

Transport for London workers on the District Line have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in protest at the growing levels of violence from passengers.

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Consultation into NHS pensions flexibility launched

12 Sep 2019

A new consultation into NHS pension changes designed to enable senior clinicians to work additional shifts without facing prohibitive tax...

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Met Police to discuss retention of women at Employee Benefits Live

11 Sep 2019

Rachel Billington (right), HR diversity and inclusion lead at the Metropolitan Police, will share her organisation’s journey around improving the...

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No-deal Brexit could send NHS ‘toppling over the edge’

9 Sep 2019

A no-deal Brexit would send the NHS – “our nation's greatest institution” – into a state of chaos, health service union Unison has warned.

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Who is Thérèse Coffey, Amber Rudd‘s replacement at DWP?

9 Sep 2019

Thérèse Coffey has been appointed as the new secretary of state for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), following Amber Rudd's resignation.

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Anger at Johnson’s politicisation of police recruitment launch

6 Sep 2019

The chief constable of West Yorkshire Police has criticised the prime minister for making a political speech about Brexit while...

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Firefighter union calls for urgent recruitment drive

4 Sep 2019

The Fire Brigades Union is calling on the government to reverse a decade of severe cuts after analysis shows that...

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New teachers to receive £6,000 boost to attract the ‘best’

2 Sep 2019

Starting salaries for teachers will reach as much as £30,000 by the 2022-23 academic year under a range of plans announced today.

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Legal challenge in pipeline over teachers and doctors’ pensions

29 Aug 2019

Teachers and doctors who have been moved on to less beneficial pension schemes have grounds for a legal challenge to ensure they don't lose out

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Four in 10 police chiefs consider leaving because of pension tax bills

28 Aug 2019

Four in 10 police chiefs are considering leaving the service to avoid falling foul of the same tax rules that...

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Pay awards hit 10-year high

22 Aug 2019

Pay awards reached their highest level in a decade at 2.6%, but it may be too soon to say whether...

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Wage growth fastest in 11 years

13 Aug 2019

Wages are growing at their fastest rate for 11 years, according to official figures released today. Unemployment increased slightly and the number of vacancies fell for the sixth consecutive time.

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Met PC defies bosses to appear on Big Brother

13 Aug 2019

A Metropolitan police constable is appearing on the Nigerian version of the reality television show Big Brother, despite her manager...

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