Police staff

We act as the Secretariat for the Employers' Side of the Police Staff Council (PSC). This was established to provide voluntary collective bargaining machinery for police staff in England and Wales.


We act as the Secretariat for the Employers' Side of the Police Staff Council (PSC). This was established to provide voluntary collective bargaining machinery for police staff in England and Wales.

It covers approximately 56,388 staff as of March 2018.

Information is communicated by both employer and joint circulars. Joint circulars are issued by the PSC. Employer circulars are issued by the Employers' Side.

The national agreements of the PSC are only binding if PCCs and chief constables agree to incorporate them within the contracts of employment of their employees.

October 2019

A Pay Agreement has been reached for Police Staff pay for 2019

 

Update on pay negotiations


May 2019

The PSC has published its report on its 2018 Workforce Earnings Survey.


April 2019

The Trade Union Side has submitted its pay and conditions claim for 2019


March 2018

PSC Employers’ Side promotional guide which underlines the benefits of the council and its work.


Pay and reward implementation

The PSC has updated the implementation guide on the new Agreement.


August 2017

Pay and reward implementation

The PSC has issued joint additional guidance on the implementation of the new Agreement.

Apprenticeships

The Trade Union Side has submitted a claim for a sector wide framework agreement for police staff apprenticeships: ‘A Fair Deal for Police Staff Apprentices’.

At the meeting of the Police Staff Council on 11 July, the Employers’ Side was unable to agree to the elements of the claim but was prepared to engage in further discussion on the framework in the PSC Pay and Reward Working Party.

April 2017

The Police Staff Council has reached an agreement on revised PSC terms and conditions:


Contact

For police staff queries: police-staff@local.gov.uk.