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No cuts, Osborne, say PCS Facebook posters

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services union Dozens of people have taken to the PCS Facebook page to share their anti-cuts views following our post reporting the chancellor’s request to public sector workers asking for ideas on efficiency savings. (see … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2015 – they think it’s all over

To say I am gutted at the outcome of the 2015 General Election would be an understatement. I am lucky. I work. I don’t claim benefits, due to a small inheritance from a late relative, I don’t have to worry … Continue reading

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Sodexo hits probation services with massive redundancies

Reposted from National Association of Prison Officers On Friday 27 March 2015 Napo was informed that Sodexo, one of the private companies running 6 of the Community Rehabilitation Companies, will be making massive cuts to staff over the next 12 … Continue reading

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HMRC severely disrupted by PCS strikes

Reposted from PCS website Services have been severely disrupted by a 3-day rolling strike by PCS members in HMRC. All our HMRC members weere asked to take 1 day of action as part of a rolling programme to send a … Continue reading

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Could this be one of the reasons public sector pay rises were only 1%?

Reposted from accountingweb   NAO Aspire report   The National Audit Office identified a “lack of rigour” in HMRC’s commercial management of the Aspire IT outsourcing project that helped double the department’s expected costs on the 10-year deal to £10.4bn. … Continue reading

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Cameron will shoot himself in the foot with anti-union laws

Reposted from Labour List Last week, we reported that the Tory election fund is likely to be three times as big as Labour’s – and that was before we learned about them auctioning off a tennis match with David Cameron and Boris … Continue reading

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Cameron cannot win his fight with the unions

Reposted from Politics.co.uk The looks on their faces….they’re probably thinking “even Dick Turpin had the decency to wear a mask when he was robbing you” If you can think of a better caption for the photo…post it now 🙂 Cameron’s … Continue reading

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