The announcement of the pay awards for prison officers and police officers in England and Wales heralded an easing of the Government's public-sector pay restraint, but most employee groups in the public safety sector received increases in line with the policy of pay awards averaging 1% in 2017.
Pay settlement levels were subdued over the past year, but is the relaxation of pay controls in the public sector likely to flow through to higher pay awards in the private sector over the next year? We look at the prospects for pay awards into 2018.
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