PCS welcomes the announcement on Monday 1 April that HMP Birmingham will be returned to the public sector.
Members have raised a series of concerns arising from the HMCTS reform programme. These include promises about keeping existing working patterns not being honoured, new work streams not yet on track and staff continuing to be engaged on legacy work, unresolved complaints about the mapping and matching one to one process and job security for staff in a number of locations.
CEO members will have now received confirmation that a new re-procurement exercise for the outsourcing of CEO work to private companies has started.
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.