Civil Service Reform Plan launched
The Civil Service Reform Plan was jointly published by the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, and the Head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, on the 19th June. A Facebook Q&A on Civil Service Reform will be held on Thursday 21 June between 4-5pm. You can join in this discussion by either visiting the facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/ukcivilservice, by using #asksirbob on your tweets, or by submitting a question to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head of the Civil Service launches blog
Read Sir Bob Kerslake’s first blog post where he talks about the launch of a new staff consultation “Tell us How”.
Pensions Reform update – 9 March 2012
The Government has confirmed that discussion have now concluded with the Civil Service unions on details for a new Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme to be introduced from 2015.
New Head of the Civil Service and Cabinet Secretary
Sir Bob Kerslake and Sir Jeremy Heywood are now formally in their new posts and as part of their early introductions they wanted to share a message with the whole of the Civil Service.
Government response to the consultation on proposed increases to employee contributions
The Government has announced changes to the contribution rates that some civil servants will pay to their civil service pension from April 2012. Lower earners will be protected from any increase.