Full details of the agreement are contained in a GNP circular to be published by the Scottish Government in the coming days. In addition to an immediate wage premium, the agreement will also address issues of inequality and anomalies in wage growth. It also contains the obligation to resolve work practices with respect to workstations and night shifts and ensures financial stability and security during the period. He brought together 10 fonts into one police department. He said: „Of course, the change will have an impact on the staff. This survey shows that changes in police staff, health and wellness issues, information and communication also affect staff. A plan to respond to the survey results is developed by another „temperature test“ survey conducted by staff in 2016, followed by another full exercise a year later. In April 2018, a salary bonus was agreed for police officers for the period from September 2017 to March 2019. Positive progress has been made towards reaching agreement with the unions on a package of measures to harmonize the salaries and conditions of police personnel.
One in three employed police officers intends to leave the service within the next three years, according to a survey conducted for Police Scotland. The report warns: „Financial scenarios developed by Police Scotland suggest that the deficit will increase if no significant measures are taken, either to increase funds or to reduce the cost of its labour. However, the authority that funds Police Scotland and controls its government has been warned by accountants that it must significantly reduce its workforce or face rising costs and an out-of-control budget. „I am pleased that we have reached an agreement, through constructive dialogue, on a compensation investment that recognises the important and valuable work our police officers do to ensure the safety of inhumane people in Scotland. Gerry Crawley, UNISON regional organiser and police negotiator in Scotland, said: „The Scottish Police Authority and Police have received a clear message from UNISON members working in the service who are working in the service and working to provide excellent service to the public in Scotland.“ I am also aware of the importance of the work being done with the unions to modernize the pay, reward and conditions of all police forces. I am pleased that positive progress has also been made in this area. „Our committee will ask for clarification on what needs to be done to ensure that key areas such as balanced budgets and human resource planning are considered a top priority. The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 has modernised the arrest and custody procedures and rules for persons in police custody. „I am also pleased that progress is being made in the negotiations on harmonizing salaries and rewards for police officers.