PCS in the MoD has called for an urgent statement from the department on the impact of Carillion's demise following today's announcement that it is going into liquidation with debts of £1.5 billion. The company employs 20,000 people in the UK, including staff working in the MoD.
Unions step up fight to scrap pay cap at lifeline Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Staff at Babcock Armour Centre in Bovington are taking strike action on Wednesday 22 November after the employer failed to make a satisfactory pay offer.
Members of PCS voted overwhelmingly for strike action after Babcock made a below inflation pay offer of 2.4%. This is despite Babcock International Groups’ pre tax profit rising from £275 million in 2013 to £498.8 million in 2017.
Babcock face a winter of discontent at the Armour Centre after members rejected a final pay offer of 2.4%.
The revelations of MPs acting inappropriately witnessed their first casualty on Wednesday night when the Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon announced his resignation.