TITLE

'We need an overhaul of reward.'

AUTHOR(S)
Savege, Jim
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author argues in favor of revising public-sector pay in Great Britain. He explains the importance of the salary bill to the financial well-being of the country as local government represents an annual salary bill of over 26 billion British pounds. He recommends a below-inflation pay awards across the public sector.
ACCESSION #
45266769

 

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