BAME health workers need extra care during second Covid wave, says minister

Black, Asian and minority ethnic health workers require extra care during the coronavirus second wave, a minister has said as the human rights watchdog launches a structural inequality investigation.  Care minister Helen Whately made the warning in a speech at the annual Association of Directors of Adult Services conference on Thursday.  She said the Covid pandemic has “highlighted” inequalities […]

Inflation-busting pay rise for public sector workers

Nearly a million public sector workers will be given inflation-busting pay rises as a reward for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. Teachers and doctors will see the largest pay rises at 3.1 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively, which the government said...