In the news recently has been some debate about whether the pay cap on public sector pay should be lifted. Read the briefing paper published by IFS on recent pay restraint policy – has pay kept up with costs?
The government has confirmed awards for police and prison officers. Recommendations from the NHS pay review body can be found on their website. This is one of the 8 main public sector pay review bodies for the UK. Their role is explained in this introduction from the Office of Manpower economics.