Battle for Bootle Campaign Relaunched

PCS members vote to fight for HMRC to retain Bootle presence alongside the Regional Centre in India Buildings Autumn General Meeting agrees to battle for additional Bootle centre Political support from Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Dowd At their Autumn General Meeting, members of PCS Bootle Taxes Branch voted to fight for a … More Battle for Bootle Campaign Relaunched

Workers and residents vow to Battle for Bootle at public meeting

Several dozen Bootle workers and residents voiced their determination to fight for jobs and the local community at a recent public meeting held at Bootle Town Hall. The meeting was called to formally launch the ‘Battle for Bootle’ campaign, which was initiated by Bootle branches of the PCS union. The campaign is a response to … More Workers and residents vow to Battle for Bootle at public meeting

PCS Group Executive statement on HMRC office closures

HMRC Announce a Decade of Disruption HMRC has now announced further details of its plans to cut the number of staff working for the organisation to 51,000 and reduce the number of locations at which the remaining staff are employed to 17. The location plans which HMRC propose to implement over the next decade, alongside … More PCS Group Executive statement on HMRC office closures

HMRC confirms widespread office closure programme

On Thursday 12 November, HM Revenue & Customs unveiled its ‘Building Our Future’ location strategy, with simultaneous announcements to all of its staff across the country. Almost all of its 170 offices will be closing to be replaced by 13 regional centres and 4 specialist sites over the next five years. Although some existing sites … More HMRC confirms widespread office closure programme