Please find attached NEC minutes for 24th March 2021 for your information.
CIRC 030: PEOPLES ASSEMBLY RALLY 26TH JUNE 2021 – PORTLAND PLACE
The People’s Assembly against Austerity has called a national rally to demand a new normal as society moves away from this round of Covid-19 restrictions.
Political News: W/C 12th April
Provisional parliamentary business has now been announced for this period, including the following that may be of relevance to you. Please note, the following may change at short notice.
CIRC 029: REVISED GUIDANCE FOR COVID RELATED ABSENCES
Enclosed for your information is the latest guidance from HMPPS that clarifies the procedures to be taken when dealing with staff absences due to Covid 19 and the effects of Long Covid.
CIRC 028: CIVIL SERVICE PENSION ANNUAL BENEFIT STATEMENTS
There are further discussions ongoing in Cabinet Office, but it is planned that this year’s Annual Benefit Statements will not be printed and sent out by post to individual’s home addresses.
SCOTLAND: RE: ANNUAL LEAVE
You may be aware of SPS NTS 17/21 which was issued by SPS outlining the provision for staff who have been required to shield through various points throughout the COVID pandemic, to have any leave lost during those periods reinstated.
CIRC 027: LATEST GOLD BRIEFING
Please find enclosed for your information the latest Gold briefing that has been forwarded to Governors.
Government must reconsider urgently 1% NHS pay proposal, all health unions tell PM
Please see letter from the Staff Side Secretariat to the Prime Minister regarding the NHS pay award following yesterday’s announcement from the Scottish Government. Below is the accompanying press release.
SCOTLAND: STAC Staff Side Press Release
Over the past week Scotland’s health trade unions been in formal pay negotiations for Agenda for Change staff with the Scottish Government and NHS employers.
SCOTLAND: RE: SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE ELECTION: 1 POST
Please find enclosed the process and timeline for the election of 1 post to the SNC. The vacancy is an interim post, which will run until May 2023.