Public sector industry brief

Public sector organisations are dealing with unparalleled levels of budget cuts and austerity, while receiving increasing demands and expectations from the community.

The search for a more efficient and effective working practice is affecting all public sector departments, but in particular, frontline staff.

Frontline staff are being constantly challenged by growing caseloads and higher demands on their availability. At the same time, austerity within the wider community is creating further social issues. Their priority is to provide an adequate service with reduced funding.