Author: ARC Committee

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 AGM 2017 descends on Manchester

The 2017 AGM will be held at the Manchester Conference Centre on 16 and 17 May 2017. ARC is your union and the AGM is a powerful way to exercise your voice. Make sure you get your issues on the agenda.

ARC AGM and Dinner 2017: Manchester

Overall, the move out of London to Nottingham for the 2016 AGM and Dinner was deemed a success,  so Committee has decided to continue this policy. For 2017 we will be gathering in the sun-kissed city of Manchester.

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.”

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.

News update: State pension changes

The recent changes to state pension affects everyone; because it is not HMRC-specific, neither HMRC nor ARC have made any comment on it. ARC also has to be careful to note that that any statements made on pension issues are not pension or financial advice. That disclaimer equally applies to this article.

Ashley Falla

Ashley joined HMRC in September 2012 as a TPDP trainee. As of July 2016 he is now a Grade 7 CT Caseworker within WMBC MSB in Leicester.