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A joint legal challenge by civil service unions has failed but evidence heard in court has exposed the government’s dishonest handling of civil service pay.

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Preliminary results from the latest valuations of public sector pension schemes indicate that member benefits will have to improve significantly – but also that employer contributions will increase

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Prospect responds to reports in the Daily Telegraph that ministers are considering annual pay rises for public sector workers.

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The Research Councils Pension Scheme (RCPS) Management Board has decided that reform of the scheme will be delayed further and will not happen before April 2020.

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Prospect deputy general secretary Garry Graham has written to the leaders of all parties at Westminster about bullying and harassment of staff in parliament.