On 7 March, MPs debated HMRC staff transfers to the DWP.
PCS has asked the WMBC Deputy Director for Mid-Size Business, Andy Leggett, about the grading of Employer Duty (ED) work undertaken in this area of business. The concern is that often Officer (O) grade staff are undertaking work that should be more properly graded at Higher Officer (HO) level.
'Investment Time' changed to 'Development Time'.
PCS has been in talks with FIS senior management over the principles of how members move between tiers of the Criminal Investigation Directorate Attendance Allowance (CIDAA). Those talks have now ended, and the group executive committee is looking to consult members on the final outcome. There is a final draft of the proposed principles for moving between allowance tiers.
Serious concerns about engagement at branch level have been identified from feedback. The GEC team is meeting Employee Relations to address the issues identified and branches should continue to report any concerns to the R&C group organiser.