The employer is to carry out a review of all non-operational grade jobs currently working within prisons, probation and youth custody.
You will have received a letter from HMCTS informing you that you are at risk of redundancy arising from the changes to your job.
Earlier today MoJ placed information relating to this year’s pay award for Bands A to F on MoJ terms and conditions on the intranet.
Each year the Treasury publishes The Civil Service Pay Guidance, which sets out the limits within which departments can make pay awards. This year the guidance allowed for awards of up to 2%. 1% of this comes from the 2015 Spending Review Settlement, and 1% from savings departments can make from other areas of spend.
Towards the end of last year HMCTS launched a national duty box work project. The project aims to redesign, standardise and digitalise Magistrates’ Court criminal duty box work.
PCS is broadly supportive of the project as it seeks to recognise the vital and largely unacknowledged contribution made by Legal Advisers in exercising their delegated powers outside of the court room, and to value their professional ability as lawyers to make reasoned judicial decisions that are more than capable of standing up to the scrutiny of the High Court.
Flexible operating hours pilots have been launched in Brentford County Court and Manchester Civil Justice Centre (CJC)