Public Sector

M&A activity at its highest level in 10 years

Amsterdam’s Zuidas business district.<p>Acquisitions and mergers in the public sector reached their highest level for a decade in 2017, according to the …

Netherlands

Public Sector Unions on Trial

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case this term that could deliver a death blow to the legal privileges enjoyed by public sector unions.<p>The case is</i> …

Judiciary

1.56 crore abortions took place in India in 2015, half of all pregnancies unintended, says Lancet study

<b>New York:</b> An estimated 15.6 million abortions took place in India in 2015, with the majority of women taking pills at home without adequate …

Uttar Pradesh

A unified approach to procurement frameworks

<i>Published Monday 20th November 2017</i><p>Across the public sector, there is a range of approaches to selecting a financial management solution, from a …

Janus-Faced

On Wednesday night, the Trump administration declared war on public sector unions.In a brief filed with the Supreme Court, the Department of Justice …

Judiciary

Amazon Web Services can now deliver cloud services to government clients

Online retailer arm gets quality certification from MeitY

Amazon Web Services

Right-to-work states, conservative groups back challenge to public union fees

A coalition of 20 so-called right-to-work states has backed a government worker’s challenge at the U.S. Supreme Court to public sector unions’ ability to make nonmembers pay fees earmarked for collective bargaining and other nonpolitical activities.<p>In amicus briefs submitted to the high court by …

Law

Civil servants to get one month's year-end bonus

Singapore’s civil servants will get a year-end bonus of one month – double the amount they received in 2016.<p>Announced by the Public Service Division …

Unions

Government 'lax‚ indifferent‚ frivolous' in wage talks: public sector unions

Public sector unions have condemned government’s “lax and indifferent” approach to wage negotiations‚ after it failed to present workers with a wage …

Unions

Govt: It would take R282bn to meet wage demands by unions

CAPE TOWN - Government says the cost of meeting this year's wage demands of public sector unions is R282 billion.<p>The acting director-general of the …

Cape Town

After raising MP's pay, Government say no to public sector pay rise

Image Credits: Ashraf Hendricks<p>Just a few weeks ago, Members of Parliament gave themselves a big slap on the back for overseeing a series of economic …

Matched

Did Chancellor deliver on public sector pay?

The one thing public sector workers were hoping for from today’s budget was a pay rise after caps and freezes over the last seven years. There were …

UK News

Oil, gas public sector companies' mergers exempt from Competition Commission approval

<b>New Delhi:</b> Merger and acquisition deals involving public sector oil and gas companies have been exempted from seeking the Competition Commission …

Oil

Three public sector unions to merge to form 'super union'

A new 'super union' is to be created representing more than 80,000 public service workers.<p>It involves the merging of three established unions - the …

News (Ireland)

Public sector pay cap reduces spending power by £8.5bn in England this year, TUC claims

The controversial cap on pay for public sector workers has reduced spending power by £8.5bn in England this year, new analysis shows.<p>Philip Hammond …

Philip Hammond

Negotiation in the Public Sector - and how to do it

Public sector procurement often requires a different negotiation approach to that used in the commercial sector. It may seem obvious to some, but why …

Brexit

PSD: Civil servants will not be paid twice a month

PUTRAJAYA: The Public Service Department has refuted a news portal report that civil servants would be paid twice a month to help them cope with the …

Housing

Is pay higher in the public or private sector?

Public sector workers earned 1% less per hour, on average, than private sector workers with equivalent characteristics in 2016, initial ONS analysis …

Social Justice

Public Sector, Get Ready for re:Invent 2017! | Amazon Web Services

With AWS re:Invent 2017 fast approaching, here’s what every public sector attendee needs to know before heading to Las Vegas for the week of November …

Cloud Computing

The UK government wants to give £20 million to startups that can solve traffic jams

• <b>The funding will be overseen by a new "GovTech Catalyst" team.</b>• <b><br>Money will be given to companies working on issues in areas like healthcare and education.</b>• <b><br>It could be used to fund research from companies like Google DeepMind.</b><p>Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced on Wednesday that the UK Government has …

Innovation

Philip Hammond urged to provide above-inflation pay rise to NHS staff

Think tank says annual cost of raising public sector pay in line with consumer price inflation would be £3.3bn by 2019/20.<p>Chancellor Philip Hammond …

Economy

Unfreeze public sector pay and cut benefits bill, Philip Hammond is urged

Inflation-linked pay rise would cost £5.8bn – but £2.5bn would come in from extra tax and from benefits savings, thinktank says<p>Philip Hammond is facing renewed calls to unfreeze public sector pay, as fresh analysis suggests the cost to the Treasury would be cushioned by £2.5bn in additional tax …

Economics

Thinktank research questions 'unaffordability' of lifting teacher pay cap

Lifting the cap on the pay of teachers and other public sector workers would cost the government less than previously thought, a thinktank has …

Education (UK)

Lifting public sector pay in line with inflation would cost £3.3bn by 2020 says think tank

Raising public sector pay in line with inflation at the Autumn Budget next week would cost £3.3bn by 2020, according to new analysis by a think tank …

Economics

Public Sector Pay Gap Lift And Inflation Pay Rise 'Would Generate Billions In Taxes And Spending,' IPPR Says

'The UK needs a pay rise across the entire economy'.<p>Axing the public sector pay cap and raising it in line with inflation would generate £800m more …

Social Justice

Universalizing Resistance to Attacks on Labor

A demonstrator displays a sign during a union protest in the Wisconsin capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, January 12, 2014. (Photo: Joe …

Liberal View

Why The Government Can Afford To Scrap The NHS Pay Cap, And Why They Can't Afford Not To

In the last few days of the General Election campaign earlier this year, Theresa May was confronted by a nurse at a <i>Question Time</i> debate, who asked if …

Economy

Bharat 22 ETF to debut on Tuesday; aims to raise Rs 8,000 cr, to be part of Rs 72,500 cr divestment plan

<b>Mumbai:</b> The Bharat-22 exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to raise an initial amount of Rs 8,000 crore for government, will open for investors on …

India

Govt to put more capital in PSBs to strengthen them: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has decided to inject more capital in state-owned banks to strengthen the banking system and …

Business (India)

Outlook for UK pay growth improves, but only a little - CIPD

LONDON (Reuters) - British employers expect to raise pay for their workers only a little despite strong demand for staff and already low …

Economy