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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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Study busts myths on students’ work expectations

2 Aug 2019

Most undergraduates have a nuanced view of ethics and morality when it comes to selecting a company to work for after graduation

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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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Doubt surface over Boris Johnson’s police recruitment plan

26 Jul 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to recruit 20,000 police officers over the next three years, starting from September, presents significant logistical problems.

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Pay awards set to remain stable over summer

25 Jul 2019

Pay awards remained stable at 2.5% during the second quarter of 2019, according to the latest data from XpertHR.
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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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Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years

19 Jul 2019

Teachers and police officers will receive the biggest pay rises in six years, the government will announce next week

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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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Telecoms giant awaits verdict on top executives in staff suicides case

12 Jul 2019

A trial of senior executives could lead to jail sentences over a wave of suicides as employees suffered appalling levels of workplace stress

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‘HR department’ needed to tackle bullying in Parliament

12 Jul 2019

The House of Commons is in need of an HR department to help stamp out the bullying and harassment that many MPs’ staff experience.

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Government promises better wellbeing support for frontline police officers

10 Jul 2019

The government has announced plans to improve wellbeing for frontline police.

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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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Technical qualifications to be revamped to boost uptake

9 Jul 2019

Level 4 and 5 qualifications are to become Higher Technical Qualifications under new proposals.

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