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People’s Question Time hear’s there is an alternative

October 12, 2014

The People’s Question Time, organised by the People’s Assembly, challenged the austerity consensus and outlined an alternative to the cuts. The question time held in London last night, which you can watch online, heard from a panel of speakers including PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka, comedian and activist Russell Brand, and Green party leader...
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PCS members to take strike message direct to MPs

October 12, 2014

As thousands of PCS members strike on 15 October, MPs will be getting the message about fair pay delivered to their door. Across the country striking reps and members are delivering letters to their MPs explaining they are taking action in a dispute over a range of issues, including pay, which has been caused...
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Further cuts announced

October 4, 2014

Chancellor George Osborne used his Tory party conference speech today to outline plans for more damaging spending cuts. He confirmed the Tories would continue to hold down public sector pay, the issue at the heart of our next national strike on Wednesday 15 October. This walkout will see us co-ordinate action with other public...
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UK Tax Evasion now at £80 Billion

September 22, 2014

Tax evasion now costs our economy more than £80 billion a year, new figures show. If unchecked, it could rise to £100 billion by 2018/19, the research by tax expert and campaigner Richard Murphy shows. Richard first revealed the ‘missing billions’ of uncollected tax in 2008 and has worked closely with us and groups...
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A Scottish Referendum Message from PCS

September 19, 2014

The people of Scotland have now voted for Scotland to remain as part of the UK. The protection of public services, jobs, pay and pensions remains central to how we will continue to engage with any future constitutional change and with governments and legislatures in the UK, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Respecting the...
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MPs back union’s call for proper staffing in the Passport Office

September 16, 2014

A group of MPs have backed the Public and Commercial Services union’s demand for proper staffing in the Passport Office. The recent crisis was caused by understaffing, the union maintains, and a new report by the home affairs committee highlights the excessive overtime being worked this year. The union also welcomes the committee’s call...
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Join the PCS Levy

September 15, 2014

On 10 July PCS members took coordinated strike action with union members in local government, education and the fire service over pay and our national campaign issues. The campaign continues and now local government workers are planning to strike on 14 October and health service unions are balloting over pay. PCS is talking to...
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PCS Legal Services

PCS provides a range of support, legal and personal, to all its members. In some cases, we can extend...
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Uniform Uncertainty

PCS Croydon are aware of recent proposals currently under a ‘period of consultation’ that there should be an implementation...
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HMPO in chaos

Members in HMPO will have seen the email from CEO Paul Pugh on 27th May 2014, and an email...
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PCS member consultation and Home Office leave restrictions imposed

Delegates to the PCS national conference last week voted overwhelmingly for a strategy with other public sector unions over pay based...
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Reasonable adjustments in the Home Office

Employers have a duty under the Equality Act to make reasonable adjustments to make sure staff are not disadvantaged...
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Non Payment of salary for PEO members

PCS have become aware of a number of members within PEO Croydon  who have for over two months not...
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GEC Election results published

Earlier today the results of the Group Executive Committee elections were announced. PCS Croydon congratulates all those members who...
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Summary: Code of Behaviour with Draconian Dress code introduced in TM and steps taken by PCS Members in Temporary...
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Dual workplace tax changes

From 1st May 2014 the Home Office will be applying HMRC tax regulations as detailed on HMRC Notice 490...
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Local News

Defend our reps!

West Croydon branch secretary Richard Gillingham spoke on Wednesday afternoon on the need for...

Branch calls on NEC to support members at work

Wednesday afternoon was a busy afternoon for the West Croydon branch as the branch...

Non Payment of salary for PEO members

PCS have become aware of a number of members within PEO Croydon  who have...

West Croydon Chair calls on conference delegates to stop waffling

On Wednesday morning the Home Office West Croydon branch chair Jon Morgan called on...

West Croydon Mandate Meeting

The West Croydon branch will be holding a mandate meeting on Thursday 15 May,...

Home Office GEC Elections

The ballot papers for the PCS Home Office Group Executive Committee (GEC) elections are...

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