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Remuneration for CEO of Guardians of NZ Superannuation

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 2:38 pm | State Services Commission

The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, a Crown Entity operating as part of the State Services, has today publicly released information on its decision to increase the Chief Executive’s 2016/17 remuneration. More >>

No justification for threats against DoC staff

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:46 pm | State Services Commission

There is absolutely no justification for threats or unlawful acts that risk the lives of public servants working for New Zealand and New Zealanders. More >>

Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:29 am | State Services Commission

Unfortunately threats, abuse and even violence towards MSD staff is a daily reality in our country. In 2016 twelve staff were assaulted, there were 468 serious and critical security incidents and 242 threats made. More >>

Women of Influence congratulated by SSC

Friday, 8 September 2017, 11:58 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes congratulates the winners and finalists of the 2017 Women of Influence Awards, held in Auckland last night. More >>

Official Information Act response times improving

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 2:26 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the Official Information Act statistics for the 2016/17 year showing an improvement in the timeliness of responses. More >>

No Surprises Policy - Statement from SSC Peter Hughes

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:16 am | State Services Commission

The ‘No Surprises Convention’ is set out in the Cabinet Manual and requires departments to inform Ministers promptly of matters of significance within their portfolio responsibilities, particularly where these matters may be controversial or may become the subject of ... More >>

Kiwis Count highlights satisfaction with public services

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:13 pm | State Services Commission

The State Services Commission has today published the latest Kiwis Count survey results and launched an interactive information portal where New Zealanders and government agencies can see how important public services are being received by the public. More >>

Report of investigation into whistle-blower treatment

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2:26 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the report of the investigation into the treatment of Public Servants within the Ministry of Transport who raised concerns about the conduct of jailed fraudster Joanne Harrison. More >>

SSC statement on Ombudsman’s school closures report

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:19 pm | State Services Commission

Following the release of the Ombudsman’s report today, the Ministry of Education has apologised for failing to provide the information it should have during its early engagement with the Christchurch community over school re-organisation in the wake ... More >>

Nicholas Pole appointed as Chief Review Officer

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:14 pm | State Services Commission

SSC MEDIA STATEMENT 20 June 2017 Nicholas Pole appointed as Chief Review Officer and ERO Chief Executive State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Nicholas Pole as Chief Review Officer and Chief Executive of the ... More >>

Acting Chief Executives for MBIE and Customs

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:13 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointments of Carolyn Tremain as Acting Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and Christine Stevenson as Acting Comptroller of Customs. Ms ... More >>

New Chief Executives appointed for Ministries

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:07 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of two new Public Service Chief Executives. More >>

SSC investigation of whistle blower treatment

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:55 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced that the State Services Commission is taking over responsibility for investigating the treatment of Public Servants within the Ministry of Transport who raised concerns about the conduct of ... More >>

Report: allegations against former CERA employees

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 4:48 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the report of the investigation into allegations made against former staff members of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). More >>

Investigation into allegations against former CERA staff

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 4:20 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Michael Heron QC to investigate allegations made against former staff members of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). More >>

SSC to investigate allegations against former CERA employees

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 3:09 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes is launching an investigation into allegations former employees of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority used their Public Service position to advance their private business interests. “Allegations have ... More >>

OIA statistics released

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 4:26 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the first set of Official Information Act (OIA) statistics covering 110 different government agencies. More >>

Senior Pay report published

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:14 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the State Services Commission’s annual senior pay report setting out the remuneration of State Sector Chief Executives. More >>

Report on the Public Service workforce published

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:01 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2016 Human Resource Capability (HRC) Survey report, setting out a wide range of information on the Public Service workforce. More >>

Commissioner's statement of conduct expectations

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 11:42 am | State Services Commission

I need to be clear that while the Ombudsman identified issues with fairness and process in the investigation and release of the final report, these concerns relate to one section of a wider report. More >>

 

 

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