Category: News

Committee by-election results

Three new members have been elected to the ARC Committee to serve until the AGM in 2018: Iona Stevenson from Glasgow Centre, Maria-Chrystalla Serdari from Manchester Centre and John Parkhouse from London BDC.

Audit Office publishes BOF report

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published its report on HMRC’s Building our Future programme, Managing the HMRC Estate. Read or download the full report or the summary here.

ARC President Vicky Johnson on ITV News

ARC President Vicky Johnson appeared on ITV News on 6 December, talking about the difficulties faced by an under-resourced HMRC in challenging tax avoidance by the super-rich. Watch the video clip and read the ITV story here.

Dave Penman re-elected as General Secretary

Dave Penman said: “As General Secretary of the FDA I have worked, and will continue to work, to provide the strategic direction needed to secure the future of our union and to strengthen its ability to address the challenges that members face.”

Guided distribution to end in 2017

Today, HMRC chief executive Jon Thompson has announced the very welcome end to guided distribution in performance reviews from April 2017.

Compensation Scheme 2016: final offer to be implemented

The final offer negotiated by FDA, and some other unions, will now be implemented. It was accepted by 89% of FDA members participating in our recent ballot, and will apply to all ARC members working in HMRC.