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Prospect has written to the government’s chief people officer, Rupert McNeil, endorsing the Valuation Office Agency’s new approach to performance management – and encouraging him to allow other civil service employers to adopt it.
Responding to the Scottish Governments consultation paper on "A Severance Policy for Scotland: Consultation on severance arrangements across the devolved public sector" Prospect on behalf of it's members in the Association of Principal Fire Officers Branch stated that it saw no reasons why legislative change was necessary .
Prospect has warned the prime minister that the government’s pay policy is damaging the civil service and wider public sector.
The capacity of the civil service to handle Brexit, concerns over science funding and collaboration, and the rights of European Union nationals were all covered in the Brexit debate at conference.
The announcement in December 2016 that mandatory performance quotas for the civil service were to be abandoned for future years was a victory for the union, said Heather Phillips, speaking on behalf of the executive.