Workforce blog

August: Smarter working

Naomi Cooke, Head of Workforce, talks about smarter working - challenging what we think we know about work and how it gets done in our organisations.

June: The numbers game

Jon Sutcliffe writes about the importance of data in workforce development and LGA plans for the future.

May: The new local government pay spine

Last month saw the new local government pay spine introduced, to meet the challenge to pay arrangements in the sector resulting from the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW). The new pay spine was part of a two-year pay agreement reached in the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC).

March: The gender pay gap isn’t really about pay

A bit of a contentious statement? Yes, of course it’s about pay in the sense that it measures the difference in pay between male and female employees, but actually it’s really a measure, or sign, of wider gender inequalities in the workplace.