Press releases

18/07/2017 - Senior Civil Service pay review will only succeed if ministers ditch 1% cap, says FDA

05/07/2017 - FDA tells ministers to put their money where their mouth is over public sector pay

30/06/2017 - FDA welcomes “overdue” lifting of 1% pay cap in Scotland

20/06/2017 - FDA urges Chancellor to act now on civil service pay or risk undermining vital public services

13/06/2017 - FDA welcomes fresh call for a Spending Review - and says now is the time to tackle uncompetitive public sector pay

13/06/2017 - FDA welcomes fresh call for a Spending Review - and says now is the time to tackle uncompetitive public sector pay

09/06/2017 - In politically uncertain times, the UK relies on its permanent civil service to ensure stability, says FDA union

12/05/2017 - Anonymous briefings against civil servants a sign of political cowardice, says FDA

11/05/2017 - A successful Brexit needs more than strong leadership - it needs a strong civil service, says FDA union

02/05/2017 - PACAC report adds to mounting evidence that Britain needs a strong civil service, says FDA union

12/04/2017 - Civil servants are used to impartiality - but referendum promises need proper resources, says FDA

29/03/2017 - Article 50: Government must act now to prepare civil service for Brexit, says FDA

24/03/2017 - Ministers cannot ignore growing calls to get real about civil service capacity, says FDA

20/03/2017 - Civil service must have the tools for the job as Article 50 looms, says FDA

13/03/2017 - Government must revise spending plans to ensure the civil service is fully equipped to deliver a successful Brexit, says FDA

08/03/2017 - Budget fails to back public servants and seeks to deliver Brexit on the cheap, says FDA

01/02/2017 - Suspending open and fair competition in recruiting civil servants for Brexit is 'a worrying development', says FDA

26/01/2017 - Selling pension provision on the cheap will not address civil service struggle to recruit and retain key staff, says FDA

17/01/2017 - Invest in the civil service to deliver successful Brexit and domestic reform, says FDA

05/01/2017 - Now is the time to change the Government’s approach to public sector pay, says FDA

04/01/2017 - Surrounding Ministers with yes men and women will not lead to the successful delivery of Brexit, says FDA

08/12/2016 - Dave Penman re-elected as FDA General Secretary

05/12/2016 - Ministers should face same consequences as civil servants for leaking, says FDA

23/11/2016 - Autumn Statement: HMRC union welcomes single fiscal event announcement and tax system measures but stresses need for proper resourcing

23/11/2016 - Brexit has changed everything - except the civil service being properly resourced to prepare for it, says FDA

23/11/2016 - More HMRC resource equals more tax, lower borrowing and a healthier UK PLC, says HMRC union

13/11/2016 - Brexit speculation: Autumn Statement is Government’s opportunity to outline how civil service will be resourced, says FDA

26/10/2016 - FDA union teams up with cross-Government race networks to invest in BME leaders

21/10/2016 - HMRC reports £36 billion tax gap: another missed opportunity for Government due to lack of investment, says HMRC union

12/10/2016 - Government can’t rely on ‘make do and mend’ approach to civil service delivering Brexit, says FDA

26/09/2016 - Appointing Former PM Chief of Staff as Paris Ambassador ‘undermines professionalism of Diplomatic Service’, says FDA

17/08/2016 - HMRC consultation: Proper resourcing is needed to tackle tax avoidance, says ARC union