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Wage growth fastest in 11 years

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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NHS to accelerate roll-out of artificial intelligence

8 Aug 2019

The NHS in England will create a national artificial intelligence laboratory to improve care and free up the time of medics so they can spend more time with patients.

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Pensions: NHS doctors to set accrual level to tackle tax crisis

7 Aug 2019

Senior doctors and surgeons will be able to set the level of pension accrual each year to allow them to...

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HR manager at merging NHS trust was unfairly dismissed

2 Aug 2019

An HR manager at a merged NHS trust has won her claim for unfair dismissal but two of her colleagues' cases failed.

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Court of Appeal: Junior doctor wins rest break test case

31 Jul 2019

The NHS faces a bill of millions of pounds after a junior doctor won a test case yesterday about the...

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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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Consultation launched to remedy NHS pension tax crisis

22 Jul 2019

Senior NHS employees are to be consulted over whether NHS pensions should be altered to allow GPs and clinicians to take on extra work without having to pay higher tax bills.

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Boris Johnson pledges to ‘fix’ pension tax allowance rules

9 Jul 2019

Tory leadership front runner Boris Johnson has vowed to “fix” the pension rules that have led to NHS consultants finding...

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Junior doctors’ pay to increase after accepting new contract

27 Jun 2019

NHS junior doctors have accepted a deal which will see annual pay increases of 2% for four years, ending the...

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How businesses can support the NHS and help employees

24 Jun 2019

Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.

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Eight per cent of NHS staff sexually harassed in past year

20 Jun 2019

Only a fifth of NHS staff say their employer has implemented a sexual harassment policy, indicating that workers believe it...

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Junior doctors to vote on four-year pay deal

11 Jun 2019

Junior doctors are to be balloted on whether to accept a four-year deal which will mean annual pay uplifts of...

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EU settled status scheme looks far from settled

11 Jun 2019

Home Office cannot afford to ignore the lessons of the Windrush scandal and suffer the resulting reputational damage.

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Diversity on the wane among NHS leaders

7 Jun 2019

There are claims that the NHS is in reverse on inclusion after new figures show a marked decline in diversity among its leadership teams.

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Wider NHS pension reform needed to remove overtime deterrent

5 Jun 2019

Plans to offer NHS doctors more flexible pensions will need to be part of wider reforms if the government wants...

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