1 July 2022
On 16 May the SPJ wrote to all magistrates announcing that following Proofs of Concepts in Lavender Hill and Leamington Spa, HMCTS would begin to roll out a new operating model in Single Justice Procedure (SJP) cases.
23 June 2022
In clear breach of the dispute process HMCTS informed PCS at 9.37pm yesterday that they would be announcing to staff at 09.30am today that they will proceed with the Common Platform roll-out.
10 June 2022
HMCTS has informed PCS that it will introduce Common Platform working at the following locations with effect from this Saturday (11 June).
9 June 2022
PCS will next week begin an industrial action ballot of members employed by OCS on the HMCTS security contract in a dispute over pay, terms and conditions.
13 May 2022
In HMPPS, staff morale is already at an all-time low due to the derisory pay offer they recently received but the announcement the government is demanding departments cut 91,000 jobs over the next 3 years, again highlights its contempt for its staff.