Local authorities

Government to mandate areas modern slavery statements should cover

Organisations will be required to regularly publish their modern slavery statements via a new government reporting service and must be...

Teacher investigated over indecent images was unfairly dismissed

10 Sep 2020

Judge said claimant not warned he could be dismissed for causing employer reputational damage.

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Midwives and paramedics ‘could help deliver Covid-19 vaccination’

28 Aug 2020

The government plans to train a wide range of healthcare staff, from midwives to physiotherapists, to deliver the coronavirus vaccine...

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Employers can now refer essential workers for coronavirus tests

24 Apr 2020

Employers of essential workers in England who are self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus can refer them for Covid-19 testing.

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Outsourcers pool staff over public sector Covid-19 challenge

27 Mar 2020

Outsourcing giants collaborate in bid to maintain health and prison services.

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Key workers list published: children can remain at school

20 Mar 2020

The Department for Education last night published a list of key workers whose children will still receive schooling despite the...

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Huge public sector redundancy payouts revealed despite ‘ban’

24 Feb 2020

Level of payouts far in excess of stated government cap of £95,000.

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Newcastle City Council tops LGBT+ inclusion list

30 Jan 2020

Newcastle City Council has been named the most inclusive employer by LGBT+ charity Stonewall.
The local authority received the accolade...

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Need for home care workers outstrips police and nurses

28 Nov 2019

As many as 90,000 home care workers for the over 65s are needed if the main parties’ manifesto pledges to...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Financial Services Compensation Scheme achieves public sector D&I award

20 Nov 2019

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme scooped the Diversity & Inclusion (Public Sector) Award, sponsored by Civica, at the 2019 Personnel...

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How recruitment tech could ease the social care skills crisis

18 Nov 2019

Technology has reached a point where it can alleviate social care sector's recruitment problems.

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Public sector pay rises will come from existing budgets

22 Jul 2019

The austerity belt has been further loosened with the announcement of public sector pay rises above the rate of inflation, the largest in six years.

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Government opens consultation on £95,000 cap on public sector exit payments

10 Apr 2019

The government has confirmed plans to introduce a £95,000 cap on payouts for public sector workers when they leave their...

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Alex Jones from The One Show with members of the London Borough of Croydon team, which won the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

London Borough of Croydon lauded as Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

21 Nov 2018

Croydon Council headed up the shortlisted companies in the 2018 Personnel Today Awards’ Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category with...

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Retention of teachers becomes urgent as pupil numbers soar

2 Nov 2018

School leaders in the state sector face having to fill increasing numbers of vacancies, with lack of job satisfaction a...

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