Local authorities

Need for home care workers outstrips police and nurses

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

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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Centre for Public Services Leadership ‘will boost innovation and productivity’

2 Nov 2018

The government has laid down plans for a Centre for Public Services Leadership that will prepare future leaders for public...

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Equal pay strike hits Glasgow schools and services

23 Oct 2018

Hundreds of schools and nurseries are closed in Glasgow after around 8,000 workers began a two-day strike over a long-running...

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Public sector workers could face variable pay rises

23 Oct 2018

Public sector workers could have wage increases based on their performance or where in the country they work, the chancellor...

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Public sector HR: Why digital transformation is so vital

26 Jan 2018

Are local authorities ready for Government 2.0? Roisin Woolnough looks at how public sector employers are responding to the push...

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British Business Bank makes off with Award for Excellence in Public Service HR

26 Nov 2017

The HR strategy pursued by British Business Bank particularly impressed the judges at the Personnel Today Awards, but the state-owned...

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RAD Awards 2018 shortlist announced

20 Nov 2017

The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
The...

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Foster carer files case claiming worker status

9 Oct 2017

A foster carer has filed an employment tribunal claim against Hampshire County Council for unpaid holiday in a case that...

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PPMA president: What the public sector needs from the next Government

8 Jun 2017

Caroline Nugent is the new president of the Public Services People Managers’ Association (PPMA). On election day, she puts forward ...

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