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  • Grumpy_chapGrumpy_chap Forumite
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    I don't think the OP needs to worry in the immediate term.  This is just politicians making a statement of direction.

    My wife is currently claiming JSA and has been enrolled onto a two-week course starting next Monday all about recruitment into the Civil Service and how to present skills from elsewhere as matching the Civil Service requirements.  She asked if the course would go ahead given the announcement and the response was that in the local area there are 3,618 vacancies in the Civil Service and those vacancies still need to be filled as the tasks still need to be done.

    If the announcements this week amount to anything, it will be those current vacancies that are the first to go (as in they will never be filled).

    I suspect also, the roles will still exist but they will no longer be Civil Service jobs but become outsourced.  
  • lincroft1710lincroft1710 Forumite
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    I don't know if it is still the case, but when CS departments needed to shed staff they used to offer voluntary redundancy or early retirement packages (the latter is how I exited CS). These were usually oversubscribed. 
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    MDMDMDMD Forumite
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    edited 15 May 2022 at 7:51AM
    I don't know if it is still the case, but when CS departments needed to shed staff they used to offer voluntary redundancy or early retirement packages (the latter is how I exited CS). These were usually oversubscribed. 
    I think under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme they have to offer voluntary redundancies 

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/civil-service-compensation-scheme-reformed

    https://www.civilservicepensionscheme.org.uk/media/txmh0d2u/cscs-key-facts-and-q-and-a-document-october-2017.pdf
  • OrbitHeadacheOrbitHeadache Forumite
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    MDMD said:
    I don't know if it is still the case, but when CS departments needed to shed staff they used to offer voluntary redundancy or early retirement packages (the latter is how I exited CS). These were usually oversubscribed. 
    I think under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme they have to offer voluntary redundancies 

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/civil-service-compensation-scheme-reformed

    https://www.civilservicepensionscheme.org.uk/media/txmh0d2u/cscs-key-facts-and-q-and-a-document-october-2017.pdf
    That's interesting and confirms what I have been told unofficially the last couple of days.

    I am going to to double-check with my union tomorrow but seems my position is relatively secure which is has reassured me.
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