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Pay gap widens between public and private sectors

Pay gap widens between public and private sectors

A clear gap has emerged between the level of pay awards in the public and private sectors due to cutbacks in the public sector and pay freezes, according to IDSPay.co.uk.…

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Southampton report suggets big job cuts on the way

Southampton report suggets big job cuts on the way

A report by the management team of Southampton city council suggests it is drawing up plans to sack more than a quarter of its 4,300-strong workforce over the next three years, according to the Unite union.…

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Public sector 'needs to consider if women suffer more from job cuts'

Public sector 'needs to consider if women suffer more from job cuts'

Government departments will be in breach of equality laws if they do not consider whether cuts in the public sector fall disproportionately on women, according to the minister for equalities.…

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Gap between public and private sector pay 'has widened'

Gap between public and private sector pay 'has widened'

The gao between average earnings is growing, with public sector employees, who tend to be more highly qualified, earning more than their private sector counterparts, according to the Office for National Statistics.…

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Government 'needs to stress the benefits of public sector work'

Government 'needs to stress the benefits of public sector work'

The Government and public sector employers need to better communicatethe benefits of working in the public sector such as flexible working to undermine the case for strike action, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.…

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