Motor Source Group – Looking For a New Car?

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Looking for a new car?  Great deals for members of the PSAEW from the Motor Source Group Motor Source Group (www.police.motorsourcegroup.com) provide exclusive car discounts for Police Officers, Police Staff and retired Police. Save up to 30% off your next new car with Motor Source on a wide range of brands including Audi, Citroen, Honda, […]

Regulation A19 Judgement

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On Wednesday 5th February 2014 the PSAEW received the judgement from the Employment Tribunal  judges in respect of the ET claims that we lodged on behalf of five ex-members who were compulsorily retired by the application of Regulation A19 (Police Pension Regulations) nearly two years ago.  A copy of the full judgement is linked below. […]

Invitation to join the Subject Matter Expert Panel

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One of the most important aspects of any assessment process is that the tasks and exercises that candidates are asked to complete realistically reflect the challenges that candidates will face in the role should they be selected. Furthermore, by ensuring that the abilities and behaviours that successful candidates are expected to demonstrate come from those […]

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2014 Personal Resilience Survey Launched

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The PSAEW launched its Personal Resilience Survey for 2014 on Monday, 20th January.  The survey is undertaken ‘on line’ and members will have until Monday, 3rd  February to complete it.  This is the sixth occasion on which the PSAEW has surveyed all of its membership around health, well-being and working environments.  The surveys are, for […]

BMW & MINI – PSAEW Affinity Programme

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Available to Members Only BMW Group-UK Forces are delighted to offer the members of PSAEW preferential benefits on all new BMW and MINI models throughout the entire range. This specialist department provides an exclusive Affinity programme that is designed to make the purchase of your new BMW or MINI a pleasurable one stop experience. Current […]

Association LGBT Representative – Action Plan

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The Association’s LGBT Reserve member, Chief Superintendent Mike Gallagher has developed an LGBT action plan. The plan has been endorsed by the Association’s Human Resources Business Area. Details of Mike’s plan are below. ‘………The Association will harness and develop the skills, talents and opportunities of its membership, assisting them to maximise their full potential as […]

NEC Member to Walk the Welsh Coastal Path

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One of the PSAEW’s National Executive Committee members, Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths from Gwent Police, has committed to a new challenge in 2014 – he is going to walk the entire length of the Welsh coastal path, a total of 870 Miles! He will begin his journey in January 2014 in North Wales, and aims to […]

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Superintendents’ Working Hours – FAQs

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The Association’s Command Resilience Group has prepared the below answers to frequently asked questions about Superintending ranks working hours. Do I have to work a 40 hour week? The Police Regulations 2003 (the “Regulations”) do not make any specific provision for the required weekly working hours for a Superintendent.  This is different from Constables and […]

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Policing Strategic Intent Consultation

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On 24 September 2014 the College of Policing launched its Strategic Intent document for consultation. The document sets out the College’s plans to enhance and set standards in policing, accredit educational providers, and forge closer links between policing, academics and universities to assess what really works in reducing crime. You can access the full document here, […]

Chartered Management Institute – Discounted Membership

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Members of the Police Superintendents’ Association can take advantage of an exclusive offer to become a Fellow Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), paying an annual fee of just £78 (normally £140). Membership of the CMI provides you access to all the facilities and support the CMI can offer, as well as being a […]

National Crime Agency – Your Questions Answered

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Question: What sort of organisation will the National Crime Agency be? The National Crime Agency will be a new and visible crime-fighting agency with national and international reach. It will have the mandate, relationships and powers to bring the full weight of law enforcement to bear in cutting serious and organised crime in the UK. […]

Banking services from Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank

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Banking services created exclusively for you from Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank When it comes to managing your finances you deserve a service that appreciates the finer details of your circumstances.  From current and savings accounts to mortgages, credit cards and asset finance, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank Private Banking customers can enjoy the personal attention of […]

College of Policing Inaugural Conference

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The College of Policing is planning its first conference for October 2013. As the new organisation in the national policing landscape the College knows that many of you are keen to learn what the College of Policing is all about.  The College is hosting two one-day events in October open to all ranks of policing and is FREE […]

40 Years of Policing – What Changes Have You Seen?

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Silver River television is producing a new history series for Channel 4 that will tell the story of social change in Britain over the past 40 years through the eyes of four different professions. It’s history told from the perspective of the people who lived through it, telling stories that are funny and revealing, and […]

Superintendents’ Pay – PNB Outcomes

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Superintendents’ Pay – PNB outcomes 24 July 2013 At the Police Negotiating Board meeting held on 24 July 2013 the new pay scales for Superintendents (following the recommendations from the Winsor Review) were agreed. Pay scales for Chief Superintendents were agreed at the PNB meeting in July 2012, however the exact details of the implementation […]

Review of the PSAEW

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The PSAEW Vice President Gavin Thomas is conducting a review of the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales to ensure that it is ‘fit for purpose’ for the next 10 years or more. The Terms of Reference for the Review are as follows: Purpose The purpose of this review is to examine that the […]

Policing and Mental Health – things you should know!!

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Policing and Mental Health – Things you should know!! by Chief Superintendent Irene Curtis In the last month, two reports have again brought issues surrounding policing and mental health to the fore. The first was published by the mental health charity MIND and looks at the nature and extent of restraint in mental health hospitals, […]

College of Policing – how you can help design it!

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The College of Policing was officially launched last month and is the first national body to focus solely on strengthening professionalism in the service. College CEO Alex Marshall has appointed a team to design the College ‘blueprint’ by 30 June 2013 and is keen that everyone involved in or with policing has a chance to […]

Get Involved in Designing Your College, says CEO

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In a video to the police service, Chief Constable Alex Marshall has set out the College’s initial priorities and how it is developing as a professional body. Stressing that the College is inclusive for everybody in policing, Mr Marshall says he wants to ensure that policing is a profession “to be very proud of”. He […]

Striking the Balance – Health & Safety in the Police Service

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Striking the balance between operational and health and safety duties in the Police Service’ came about as a result of Lord Young’s Review ‘Striking the Balance’ into H&S within Emergency services. In Great Britain, the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA) applies to all activities of the Police Service. HSWA requires employers to […]

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