01 / 02 / 2012
This pay circular informs employers of the NHS Staff Council’s agreements on:
- Revisions to the NHS terms and conditions of service handbook following a partnership review by the NHS Staff Council to ensure legal compliance with the Equality Act 2010 and Public Sector Duty.
- Section 35: Revisions to Section 35 to reflect the changes introduced by the Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010 for babies born on or after the 3 April 2011 or in adoption cases where a matching notice is issued on or after the 3 April 2011.
- Section 16: Redundancy – Reference to the transitional arrangements in place: 1 October 2006 to 30 September 2011 are removed. Paragraphs 16.30 to 16.43 are deleted.