Reality check: public sector pay freeze

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a public sector pay freeze in the government’s spending review last week, backed up by some claims that need further analysis

Reality check: public sector pay freeze

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a public sector pay freeze in the government’s spending review last week, backed up by some claims that need further analysis

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Care workers left high and dry by chancellor

Government money not enough to fix broken care system

Divide and rule won’t help the economic recovery

Chancellor’s plan is austerity plain and simple

Money for public services would mean a quicker recovery

Proper investment would power a return to a more prosperous time

Chancellor’s furlough extension offers some certainty to workers, says UNISON 

Part-time return to work is a sensible move

Budget shows the government’s been listening to the NHS but not social care

Chancellor side-steps social care crisis

Little today for struggling local services, says UNISON

Chancellor’s spring statement fails to tackle the issues that will cast a shadow over generations

l-r: Babs Hennessy, Liverpool UNISON branch secretary, Joe Anderson, mayor of Liverpool; Dave Prentis, UNISON general secretary; Paula Barker, UNISON North West regional convenor (one pic only). credit: Christian Smith/ Liverpool City Council

UNISON welcomes Liverpool City Council commitments to fair pay

The council is backing UNISON’s campaigns on ending the public sector pay cap and promoting dignity in social care

UNISON comments on RCN story on NHS pay

NHS employees as a whole are struggling to survive on just their basic pay.

Unions call for more investment in further education

General secretary Dave Prentis signs joint letter to chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of autumn statement