Civil Service Commission

2014-15 Civil Service Code Complaints

 

MONTH CASE CONCLUDED DEPARTMENT CASE SUMMARY OUTCOME
March MOD Complaint about letting of contracts without competition in contravention of procurement rules and internal guidance UPHELD – see decision notice
February Department for Work and Pensions Complaint about integrity of senior managers OUTSIDE REMIT – HR management issue
January Public Health England Complaint about inaccurate recording of minutes during departmental meetings and other internal governance issues PARTLY OUTSIDE REMIT – HR management issues. Code issues referred back to Department for investigation
October Her Majesty’s Treasury Complaint about integrity of civil servant and objectivity of advice to Ministers. NOT UPHELD – See decision notice
August Department for Work and Pensions Unacceptable behaviour by management Matter referred back to Department for investigation
August Department for Work and Pensions Complaint about exit package assessment OUTSIDE REMIT – HR Management issue
July Home Office Victimisation as a result of being a TU representative OUTSIDE REMIT – HR Management issue
July Home Office Unacceptable behaviour and bullying by management OUTSIDE REMIT – HR Management issue
July Scottish Government Lack of impartiality surrounding production of White Paper on Scottish Independence OUTSIDE REMIT – Complainant not a civil servant – provided with alternative routes of redress
July Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Complaint about behaviour of senior staff in HMRC OUTSIDE REMIT – Complainant not a civil servant
July Department for Work and Pensions Complaint about behaviour of a civil servant OUTSIDE REMIT – Complainant not a civil servant – provided with alternative routes of redress
June Insolvency Service Complaint about calculation of redundancy compensation OUTSIDE REMIT – HR Management issue
May Department for Work and Pensions Impartiality breach by Department in publication of article OUTSIDE REMIT – Complainant not a civil servant – provided with alternative routes of redress
April Ministry of Justice Breaches of conduct and Equality Act.  Victimisation. OUTSIDE REMIT – HR management issue.