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Private sector pay expected to exceed public sector by 2016

Interim findings revealed by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) and totaljobs.com outline the necessity for the Public Sector to focus more on their employer brand to attract future talent. The interim report, entitled ‘Bridging the Gap: Developing a framework to attract new talent into the Public Sector’, details that over 1.5 million…

Caroline Essex: Employees shouldn’t bank on the Royal holiday

Before buying their Will and Kate flags and their commemorative crockery, some employees will need to check their Employment Contracts and Handbooks to find out if they will be entitled to receive the extra ‘Royal Wedding’ bank holiday. In case you have been living on the moon recently, Prince William, the 2nd in line to…

New equality guidance for public sector bodies

In order to help public bodies prepare for the forthcoming Single Equality Duty, a new guidance has been published by the Coalition Government. The revised duty covers a broad range of new considerations for public bodies when making policy decisions and delivering services. Formally just covering ethnicity, gender and disability, the new duty extends these…