21 January 2022
Following the prime minister’s announcement to lift the Plan B Covid restrictions, the DWP has followed suit in effectively lifting Covid-related safety measures for staff and jobcentre claimants, increasing the risk to our members and the public.
20 January 2022
The UK government has scrapped Covid plan B restrictions in England. Mask wearing will no longer be mandatory in certain settings and the ‘work from home if you can’ message has been dropped.
18 January 2022
It has now been confirmed that the government has quietly changed the outcome of the 2016 pension scheme valuations which means it is making scheme members pay for the shambles it has made of their pensions.
14 January 2022
Throughout the Covid crisis, the government has rightly heaped praise on workers in the civil service and its related areas as heroes in recognition of their delivery of essential public services in extremely difficult circumstances.