The learning disabilities sector faces a funding crisis after a tribunal ruled support workers must be paid six years of back pay, a charity has warned today.
‘Abandoning austerity is no solution’, says free-market policy think tank amid calls to lift the public sector pay cap.
Ending the public sector pay cap could cost nearly £10bn over the next five years, warns think tank.
A new study has revealed that over 40% of top tier local government sourcing comes from SMEs, but late payment by councils is ‘frequently a major issue’.
Proposals aimed at ending a long-running dispute with teaching assistants in Durham could mean more than three quarters of the staff being given a pay rise.
Local government workers should be given a 5% pay rise following eight years of government-imposed pay restraint, trade unions have argued.
Industrial action in Scotland over local government pay has been scuppered after a ballot by Unison failed to reach the minimum threshold of the new Trade Union Act.
Thousands of low paid women are set to make equal pay claims against Glasgow City Council after winning a court victory.
Over half of those living in poverty in the UK live in a household where someone is in work, research reveals.
Public sector recruitment hovers on the ‘brink of crisis’, union says as think tank warns the squeeze on public sector pay may force workers to move to the private sector.