Public Sector and health workers' pay increases no longer limited to 1%

Thu, 22/11/2018 - 17:03 -- Editor

The Department of Finance (DoF) has today determined Public Sector Pay Policy for 2018/19.

In keeping with the overarching policy set by the UK Government, the Department has confirmed that it is moving away from a cross-public sector pay policy of limiting average awards to one per cent. 

Instead pay awards can be informed by a range of factors, including recruitment, and retention. In particular it is recognised there may be flexibility in return for improvements to public sector productivity.