HR slams Tory plans for public-sector pay

Churchard, Claire
October 2009
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p8
The article reports on the criticisms against plans of the British Conservative Party to make savings on the salaries of senior public-sector employees from leaders of Great Britain's human resource (HR) profession. Pay freeze plans outlined by shadow chancellor George Osborne and Chancellor Alistair Darling are cited. According to Public Sector People's Managers' Association president Gillian Hibberd considers the plan unworkable.


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