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November 2019

This autumn edition includes news on pensions, occupational shared leave and total reward statements as well as case studies on engaging with staff to tailor reward packages which meet their needs.


August 2019

The summer edition brings you key updates and resources on current pension issues affecting the NHS, amendments to the junior doctor's contracts, pay progression, and designing reward to meet the needs of an integrated care workforce.


May 2019

This spring edition of the newsletter is the first to be issued in the new mailer format. Read about SAS doctors, Clinical Excellence Awards and the Workforce Disability Equality Standard. Sean King also shares his thoughts on the global workforce challenge.


January 2019

This edition includes information on NHS Employers' 2019/20 submissions to the Doctor's and Dentists' Review Body and to the NHS Pay Review Body. We also discuss SAS doctors and share information on our upcoming Reward in the NHS event. 


November 2018

Autumn edition including an update on preparing for the new pay progression framework and the removal of Band 1, how to use Medical Associate Profession roles to supplement the workforce, and insight into the latest developments around the NHS Pension Scheme. 


August 2018

Includes information and insight on the recently agreed refresh of the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service 2018, the changes to employer-supported childcare from October 2018, Total Reward Statements, and the latest developments on the 2018 review of the junior doctors contract.


May 2018


The Spring 2018 edition includes the latest news on Agenda for Change, pay progression, junior doctors’ terms and conditions, gender pay gap reporting, General Medical Services contract changes, and overtime and holiday pay.


January 2018

Includes information on pay review body submissions, implications of initial talks around Agenda for Change negotiations, ambulance workforce update, gender pay gap reporting, reforming the consultant contract and introduces our reward evaluation guide.


October 2017

Includes an update on very senior managers contracts, apprenticeship pay, what the Trade Union Act 216 means for employers, the new contract for doctors and dentists in training, holiday pay and an article on the value of strategic reward in the NHS.


August 2017

Summer edition including information on redundancy repayment for very senior managers, gender pay gap reporting, using reward to support financial wellbeing, a summary of our reward in the NHS event from May 2017.

April 2017

Our first edition of the newsletter includes updates on the NHS Pension Scheme administration levy, tax-free childcare, changes to salary sacrifice, Total Reward and Annual Benefit Statements, changes to the cash floor for some Foundation Year 2 doctors and the one per cent pay increase. 


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