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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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How the RAF can add wings to your HR career

27 May 2019

With fantastic benefits and low costs for trainees, the RAF offers people an excellent opportunity to gain confidence and skills...

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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Government to launch review of armed forces retention

5 Feb 2019

Theresa May has ordered a review into the armed forces’ retention problem in an attempt to curtail the number of...

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Army fails to hit recruitment targets since 2013

14 Dec 2018

The Army will fail to hit its recruitment target for 2020 as problems with its recruitment process meant it has...

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Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health practitioners are, rightly, always focused on delivering excellence. But with government reviewing the future shape of OH, Nick...

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Members of the Secret Intelligence team, flanked by Alex Jones and Personnel Today editor Rob Moss collect their Innovation in Recruitment Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

Secret Intelligence Service swoops for Innovation in Recruitment Award

21 Nov 2018

The Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, won the 2018 Personnel Today Awards Innovation in Recruitment prize after demonstrating...

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Portrayal of PTSD may damage veterans’ job prospects

9 Nov 2018

A government minister has blamed film and TV producers for promoting images of former armed forces personnel that may encourage...

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All military roles now open to women

26 Oct 2018

Women will be able to apply for any role in the military, including the SAS, the defence secretary Gavin Williamson...

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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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Businesses gunning for cyber skills should consider ex-forces personnel

21 Sep 2018

Recent research highlights how much companies could gain in fields such as cyber security from recruiting ex-armed services staff, writes...

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Prison officers call off protest action after withdrawal of court threat

14 Sep 2018

An estimated 5,000 prison staff had assembled at facilities to protest against the rise of violence experienced by staff working with inmates

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Army recruitment disproportionately targets poor people

10 Sep 2018

The British army has been criticised for explicitly targeting young people from poor, working class backgrounds in its latest recruitment...

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