TITLE

Public sector 'not immune from cuts.'

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
People Management;4/23/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Gillian Hibberd, the incoming president of the Public Sector People Managers' Association (PPMA), has emphasized the need for the local government of Great Britain to implement pay restraint and job cuts in line with the economic recession. Hibberd claims that the public sector is also suffering from the recession and that job cuts will be implemented in the public sector in the coming days. Buckinghamshire County Council, where Hibberd is corporate director for people, has announced 400 job cuts over two years.
ACCESSION #
40538077

 

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