Archive for the tag 'Pay'

The money that was received from friends in memory of my Dad was donated to the Heart Foundation and the Lingen Davies Cancer Relief Fund.  The latter showed their appreciation by sending my Mum a certificate that entitled her to a memorial rose from a specialist rose centre near to the hospital.  As today would [...]

24 Comments CherryPie on Jul 15th 2010

No doubt most of you will have read the recent reports in the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail stating that MoD civil servants have earned in excess of £47 million in bonuses in the last six months. The Telegraph starts the article with this sensational comment:
Civil servants at the Ministry of Defence have [...]

15 Comments CherryPie on Nov 14th 2009

A recent study into Civil Service pay by Income Data Services (IDS) further exposes the myth that civil servants are paid more than their counterparts in the private sector.  The study reveals that there are gaps of more than £5000 between the Civil Service and the private sector.
The report compares the median salaries of four [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2009

This is the first of a series of 4 articles that highlight some of the myths that the media and politicians spread about civil and public services. The information was originally published on the PCS website and I thought they would benefit from a wider airing:
Public spending growth will be cut from 1.1% next [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 6th 2009