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Old 17-03-2012, 09:45   #1
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National pay rates may be scrapped for public workers

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Chancellor George Osborne is expected to reveal plans to scrap public sector national pay rates in the Budget.
He is thought to have backed the plan after Treasury research found people in public sector roles earned, on average, 8% more than their private sector counterparts across England and Wales.
Local factors, such as the cost of living and private sector pay rates, are now set to be taken into account.
I can see this causing some problems
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Old 17-03-2012, 09:53   #2
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I can see this costing more that it saves..
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Old 17-03-2012, 10:14   #3
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Re: National pay rates may be scrapped for public workers

I think it's hard enough to attract,for example,decent teachers to inner city schools ,dropping their wages will only make things worse.
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Re: National pay rates may be scrapped for public workers

I've always understood the concept of a London allowance as it's unique situation, however to extend the concept in reverse to the rest of the county seems perverse

Surely if you do the same job as someone else, then you deserve the same wage, no matter where you live?
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I've always understood the concept of a London allowance as it's unique situation, however to extend the concept in reverse to the rest of the county seems perverse

Surely if you do the same job as someone else, then you deserve the same wage, no matter where you live?
that's how i see it ,setting pay rates based on where you live just seems wrong
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Move all the senior civil servants to somewhere extremely cheap and see what happens to this idea.
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Move all the senior civil servants to somewhere extremely cheap and see what happens to this idea.
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Old 17-03-2012, 10:59   #8
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Move all the senior civil servants to somewhere extremely cheap and see what happens to this idea.
Middlesbrough ?
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Yet again the government is targeting us rather the people they need to target, like this guy

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Stop posting irrelevant pictures
Sorry, but I am just making my point, you do know that getting rid of the picture makes the post useless, becuse members would not know what people I am talking about
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Sorry, but I am just making my point, you do know that getting rid of the picture makes the post useless, becuse members would not know what people I am talking about

you think posting pictures in your posts makes them any more usefull
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you think posting pictures in your posts makes them any more usefull
It helps show my point
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