MoJ is a complicated department made up of many different bodies which duplicate business functions such as finance. Functional leadership is a model designed to take one function and bring diverse teams together into one structure, organised around work roles, to support business areas across the MoJ.
Members are now receiving the outcomes of expressions of interest exercise and are being asked to make a decision by 11 December.
HMCTS Reform - Update from PCS
PCS has been involved in pre-dispute discussions with HMCTS over our concerns over the stand up of Courts and Tribunals Service Centres (CTSCs) and the wider Reform Programme. Unfortunately, we were unable to make sufficient progress with those informal discussions and on the 16 October, we entered a formal dispute under the Collective Engagement Framework Dispute Resolution Procedure (DRP).
All POA branches in England and Wales are holding branch meetings today regarding staff and prisoner safety in our prisons.