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Unions and Cabinet Office discuss changes to national vacancy filling scheme

Civil services unions and the Cabinet Office are discussing changes to the national scheme for filling vacancies.
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Government Commercial Organisation's pay and reward plans under fire

Prospect is warning members in the Government Commercial Organisation to seek financial advice before agreeing to transfer to new terms and conditions.
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Apprenticeships agreement opens up new avenues for Prospect

A new agreement on employing apprentices across the civil service provides positive safeguards and opens up opportunities for Prospect to recruit across wider areas and occupations
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Marine surveyors’ pay award busts Treasury’s pay cap

Marine surveyors and specialist staff employed by the government agency dedicated to policing and keeping UK waters safe have voted overwhelmingly for a unique pay deal which busts the Treasury’s 1% public sector pay cap
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Prospect says Scottish budget is disappointing

Prospect has expressed disappointment with last week's Scottish Budget, saying  it represented a continuation of the austerity agenda which was unacceptable to its members across Scotland.
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