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Public and private sector wage gap rises to 8.2%

| Featured News, Public Sector Blog | April 25, 2012

wagerises The gap in average hourly earnings between public and private sector workers increased to 8.2% in 2011 – the highest level for 10 years – despite the coalition government’s efforts to squeeze public sector pay, official figures reveal.

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The public sector employment map of Britain

| Featured News, Public Sector Blog | April 25, 2012

sector Unemployment figures are due out tomorrow and inevitably the focus will be drawn to the public sector after announcements of more and more public sector cuts.

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Cuts in Education

| Featured News, Public Sector Blog | October 17, 2011

education-cuts In this month’s ‘have your say’, we examine the impact of Government cuts in education spending and the far-reaching effects of reduced investment in our schools, colleges and universities.

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Looming Public Sector Strikes

| Featured News, Public Sector Blog | September 20, 2011

public-sector-strikes This month’s ‘have your say’ examines the looming public sector strikes and asks what your response is to the action that could see more than 1.5 million walk out over pension changes.

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Privatising the Public Sector

| Featured News, Public Sector Blog | July 19, 2011

private-sector In this ‘have your say’, we look at David Cameron’s push to open up the public sector services. This article first appeared in The Guardian written by Oliver Laughland. What’s your response to the proposed ending of the state funded monopoly on public services to allow more competition from private providers?

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NHS Cuts

| Featured News, Public Sector Blog | June 3, 2011

nhs-logo-blog In the first of our feature ‘have your say’, we look at the coalition cuts to the NHS and how they have started to bite. This article first appeared in The Guardian written by Denis Campbell and Andy McNicoll. What’s your response to these key areas of the health service that are starting to suffer and the overall impact on the NHS?

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