Loosening Defence Equipment & Support pay controls has brought down salary bills, says Jon Thompson, UK’s outgoing MoD perm sec

Liberating Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) from cross-civil service salary controls has cut the Ministry of Defence (MoD) agency’s staffing bill even as its workforce grows, outgoing MoD permanent secretary Jon Thompson has told Global Government Forum. “The freedoms we’re giving to DE&S to set a new pay structure, to recruit staff, actually have seen … Continue reading Loosening Defence Equipment & Support pay controls has brought down salary bills, says Jon Thompson, UK’s outgoing MoD perm sec