The Public and Commercial Services Union has welcomed an announcement by the NHS Business Services Authority that it is to shelve any decision on outsourcing its pension scheme to the private sector until the new NHS scheme has been successfully implemented.

The Public and Commercial Services Union has welcomed an announcement by the NHS Business Services Authority that it is to shelve any decision on outsourcing its pension scheme to the private sector until the new NHS scheme has been successfully implemented.

The PCS has mounted a campaign of opposition to the proposals and this week the board accepted the view that the case for outsourcing was not conclusive and that the challenge of modernising the pensions scheme should be carried out first.

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