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27/03/2015 - Talent Action Plan will only be achieved by co-operating with unions, says FDA
26/03/2015 - ARC welcomes Public Accounts Committee’s recommendations on improving tax collection
18/03/2015 - Blanket ban on civil service media contact is ‘unnecessary, unworkable and unjustified’, says FDA
FDA shares civil service pay freeze fears with Guardian Public Leaders Network
“Only the public sector seeks to recruit and retain highly marketable skills with bargain basement pay", says FDA Assistant General Secretary Naomi Cooke.
FDA response: ‘Knee-jerk’ ban on civil service media contact ‘only made to sate unfound and misguided ministerial mistrust’
As reported in The Guardian, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has responded that this “blanket ban on media contact for civil servants – just 51 days before a General Election - is an unnecessary, unworkable and unjustified restriction on the work of the civil service".
MPs highlight the need for a new approach to civil service pay to ensure that vital skills are retained
PASC report warns that unless the Government finds "more intelligent ways of solving problems and making efficient use of funding" it risks losing "expensively gained skills and knowledge that it will struggle to replace."
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