The Open University’s new report into public sector skills, Embracing Flexibility, published in partnership with Public Sector Executive, highlights a desire for more flexibility and learning and development opportunities in one of the largest recent UK public sector employee surveys.
Published: 26 April 2022
“The implications of being overworked cascade through both careers and personal lives as burnout and stress rise, work output is compromised and relationships are taxed. In short, it’s not good for employees, companies or society”, Leembruggen points out.
Published: 18 September 2019
According to the findings,* 87% of workers in accounting and financial services and the cleaning sectors and domestic services are stressed at least some of the time during a typical week. In addition, 12 percent of cleaning and domestic workers and 7 percent of those in the accounting and financial services sector said they fell stressed all the time.
Published: 21 November 2018
George Osborne extended the pay cap after 2015 despite civil service warning that the policy would ‘have a negative impact on family relationships’. Conservative Ministers approved extending the public sector pay cap beyond 2015 despite a warning the policy would harm family life and force children into poverty.
Published: 30 October 2018