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.

November 2021

The PSC Employers’ Side has issued an update on police staff pay for 2021.

November 2021

The PSC has issued updates to the PSC Handbook.

View the new PSC Handbook (November 2021).

September 2021

The PSC Employers’ Side has issued an update on police staff pay for 2021.

September 2021

The PSC has issued the following circular on Christmas 2021 bank holiday arrangements.

September 2021

The PSC has issued the following circular on a new PSC Archive.

August 2021

The PSC Employers’ Side has issued an update on police staff pay for 2021.

July 2021

The PSC Employers Side has responded to the Trade Union Side’s pay and conditions claim for 2021 and issued an update on police staff pay for 2021.

July 2021

The PSC has issued the following guidance and details of a Covid life assurance scheme for police staff.

June 2021

The PSC has issued a consultation on the Contamination Elimination Database.

May 2021

The PSC Trade Union Side has submitted its pay and conditions claim for 2021.

April 2021

The PSC Employers’ Side has issued an update on police staff pay for 2021.

March 2021

The PSC has issued guidance on Political Restrictions and revised guidance on Mileage Allowance.

February 2021

The PSC has agreed revised Misconduct Procedures

The PSC has issued guidance on the Contamination Elimination Database and the PSC Handbook.

January 2021

The PSC has reached an agreement for an increase in maternity and adoption leave: maternity and adoption leave entitlement.

October 2020

The PSC has reached a pay agreement for 2020 - EMP circular 5/2020 - police staff pay 2020, followed by the joint circular pay award on 22 Oct 2020.

July 2020

The PSC has the following guidance for forces on Xmas working arrangements for 2020:


April 2020

The Employers’ Side has issued the following circular.


December 2019

The Police Staff Council has issued a Joint Circular on the TUC’s ‘Dying to Work’ Charter:


November 2019

You can view older circulars on the police staff circulars page.

Contact

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