A ‘sneak peek’ from our February / March 2016 magazine, due out on 2nd February. Look out for the full interactive version in your inbox this week!
In the face of the 1% public sector pay limit set by the Treasury, the Police Federation is asking for a pay increase of 2.8% for all police officers. In its second submission to the Police Remuneration Review Body (PRRB), a joint submission with the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales, the Police Federation has asked for an annual uplift in line with the average private sector increase.
The Government is about to change the way state pensions are made up. Every pension is assessed individually, so the following should only be used as a simplified summary.
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2016 sees the return of the "PC Nicola Hughes Memorial Fund", Run To Remember challenge, when they launched the run in 2013/14 they saw nearly 2,000 Police Officers & staff take part in running 2 miles per day for 125 days.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at Birmingham West and Central LPU.It is to be held in the Old Bar at Steelhouse Lane Police Station on Friday 18 March 2016 between 0930 and 1430. Member services providers will be available to talk to members and discuss the services they can provide.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at Birmingham South LPU.It is to be held in the Old Bar at Bournville Lane Police Station on Monday 11 January 2016 between 1000 and 1500.
Our Deputy Chairman Tom Cuddeford was on BBC Radio WM talking Police Sickness Statistics.
Last week, a young man by the name of Finlay Church very sadly lost his life after battling with a brain tumour for many months. Fin had ambitions to join the police, but his dreams were shattered by his illness. During his last few months, he spent a lot of time raising money for cancer charities, setting a world record in the process.