Union questions Government severance pay guidance

By Mark Whitehead | 16 June 2022

Government advice that councils should reduce severance payments to bring them into line with the private sector is not based on any real evidence, according to the trade union for local authority chief executives.

The statutory guidance sent to councils said they should ‘consider aligning with private sector practice, where payments are typically less generous’.

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