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Chief Executive of Acas Susan Clews, talks to Scott Dobson about the lessons she has learnt from the pandemic and reflects on the opportunities that now exist to build more productive, inclusive and flexible workplaces.
1st Dec 2021| By Scott Dobson
Amid reports of repeated COVID rule-breaking in No. 10, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has stressed it is not a culture he recognises in the civil service.
19th Jan 2022
Findings represent a clear rejection of the idea that there are different standards for ministers than for civil servants.
9th Dec 2021
Following his recent re-election as General Secretary, Beckie Smith talks to Dave Penman about culture wars, flexible working, “the most important pay deal in a decade” and what’s next for the FDA.
1st Dec 2021| By Beckie Smith

Judicial review of the Home Secretary's breach of the Ministerial Code

Our application for Judicial Review was heard before Lord Justice Lewis and Mrs Justice Steyn over two days on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 November.


Bullying in the workplace: An FDA report

Bullying is undoubtedly one of the most common issues we support FDA members with. Over a number of months, we’ve worked together to gather data and speak to members about their experiences.

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