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The government has decided to withdraw regulations to cap exit payments in the public sector at £95k. Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explains what this means for members.
Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explains the latest civil service pensions news and shares a Q&A on the impact on McCloud and Sargeant Judgements.
FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby has written to Rupert McNeil – the Government Chief People Officer – to ask a new pension policy be extended to senior civil servants.
FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explained that while doctors will be granted greater freedom with pension tax contributions, senior civil servants and NHS managers have been left behind.
Assistant General Secretary discusses the latest on same sex couples' survivor benefits, the McCloud and Sergeant judgement, and civil service pensioners' overpayment letters.
Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby discusses the latest developments in the world of civil service pensions.
"The pressure of workload is not being dealt with quickly enough within departments, and without a genuine resolve to reduce the causes of stress employees will continue to need to take sick leave to recover," said FDA AGS Lucille Thirlby.
General Secretary Dave Penman warns against a "race to the bottom" in public sector pay.
"The Treasury approach, yet again, seeks to crack a nut with a sledgehammer," says Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby.