Public sector

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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NHS reveals new workforce plan to become ‘agile, inclusive and modern’

3 Jun 2019

The NHS in England has today published its interim People Plan, which sets out proposals for the future of the...

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MPs say EU settlement scheme risks Windrush re-run

30 May 2019

The scheme could lead to the unnecessary and unlawful deportations of people who should be entitled to live and work in the UK.

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Expand shortage occupation list to meet skills needs

29 May 2019

The shortage occupation list should be expanded to allow more migrant workers to fill a wider range of health, IT...

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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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Renationalisation: what does it entail for HR?

24 May 2019

Returning privately run agencies to public ownership, as the National Probation Service will soon experience, is becoming increasingly common. So what does nationalisation mean for HR?

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Oxford University’s retirement age not discriminatory, tribunal finds

23 May 2019

A former Oxford University academic who was forced to retire at 67 has lost his claim for unfair dismissal and...

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IR35: HMRC’s defence of status tool is like ‘climate change denial’

23 May 2019

Campaigners have accused HM Revenue & Customs of acting in a manner “akin to climate change denial” in its defence...

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Academic staff suffer ‘epidemic’ of poor mental health

23 May 2019

There is an “epidemic” of poor mental health among higher education staff, according to Freedom of Information requests gathered from...

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RMT union secures two-year pay deal with Network Rail

22 May 2019

The RMT Union has won an above-inflation pay deal with Network Rail and has written to the track and infrastructure...

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Proselytising Christian nurse loses second appeal against dismissal

14 May 2019

A nurse in Kent dismissed for “preaching” to patients has lost a second appeal against an employment tribunal ruling that...

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‘Alarming’ levels of PTSD identified among police workforce

10 May 2019

Almost a fifth of police officers experience symptoms of either post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or “Complex PTSD”, with PTSD rates...

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