How is the public sector coping with continued cuts?
The public sector is in the middle of its third year of cost cutting and job losses. We find out how these challenges are being met by HR.
- Job cuts, budgets and challenges in the public sector: the 2012 survey We report on: cuts to wage bills; compulsory versus voluntary redundancies; outsourcing; shared services; closure of sites or offices; and plans for 2012.
- The full data from the survey can be found on XpertHR Bennchmarking.
Cuts in the public sector: the 2011 survey Our 2011 survey of public sector HR practitioners finds that the overwhelming majority are having to deliver cuts on wage bills and manage redundancy programmes, with more to come.
The public sector's use of HR shared services in recruitment Some public sector organisations have developed innovative HR shared-service centres for their recruitment administration that are delivering substantial benefits. Here, we outline the processes required and give examples of some projects.
Redundancies and cuts in the public sector Run this saved search to identify the most recent additions to the XpertHR site on redundancies and cuts in the public sector.