Lancashire County Council has published a report into how public services in the county could be reformed. The report, produced for the council by professional services firm PwC, suggests how services could work together more efficiently, focusing on individuals and the neighbourhoods they live in, while tackling the financial challenges […]

Report into possible new public sector model for Lancashire published

The government plans to abolish ‘check off’, the outdated practice of state-run union subscription payments, in the public sector. outdated practice of state-run union subscription payments to be ended, removing the taxpayer-funded administrative burden on employers union subscriptions can be paid by direct debit, modernising the relationship with trade unions […]

New steps to tackle taxpayer-funded support to trade unions

Since the government took office, ministers have either frozen public sector pay or limited pay increases to well below the cost of living, leaving local government workers, NHS staff, teachers, firefighters, civil servants and other public servants on average £2,245 worse off in real terms, says the TUC today (Wednesday). […]

Public sector workers lose out on £2,245 under this government, ...