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Trade Unions Should Learn from Francis Maude's Attack on PCS Union

Unions in the Civil Service face a herculean task in needing to get each and every union member to effectively re-join their union following Francis Maude’s pressure to withdraw the ability of union members to pay their subscriptions direct from their salary. 1,647 more words

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Beyond the Universal Credit headlines: what IDS doesn't say

By Tony Collins

The “good news” headlines over the weekend suggest that Universal Credit is finally rolling out nationally, the implementation problems having been ironed out. 1,011 more words


Frankie Turns Up Departing Heat on PCS

As if to prove a point, Francis Maude has managed to turn the announcement that he’s standing down from Parliament into a row with the unions. 142 more words

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Union Exposes Shocking Whitehall Scandal

“This government has been in a hurry, driven by a political timetable, to make deeply damaging cuts to the civil service and to undermine the unions that oppose them, most recently trying to cut off the funding we get from our members,” 54 more words

Guido Fawkes

Academics call on Civil Service to adopt a more constructive approach to industrial relations

Professor Gregor Gall has joined 32 other academics in criticizing the Civil Service’s approach to industrial relations in a letter to The Independent last Friday… 656 more words

PCS Union

Francis Maude visits Midlands Cyber Security Firm

The Rt. Hon. Francis Maude MP called in to meet the team at a West Midlands based Cyber Security Consultancy today.

Today, Advent IM was pleased to host a visit by the Rt. 600 more words

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Why the distinction between poverty and inequality is important

Why is the distinction between poverty and inequality important? Two exchanges in the media this week tell us why.

Firstly. It is important for you to know that there are two ways of measuring poverty: One is ‘absolute poverty’, which is measured using a fixed standard (The World Bank definition is $1.25 a day) and means being unable to meet someone’s basic needs. 716 more words