Civil Service management code

The 'Civil Service management code' outlines civil servants' terms and conditions of service for government departments and agencies.


Civil Service management code: statement of changes: April 2015

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The management code sets out regulations and instructions related to civil servants’ terms and conditions of service. It covers:

  • recruitment and probation
  • equal opportunities
  • health and safety
  • conduct and discipline
  • management and development
  • pay and allowances
  • expenses
  • hours, holidays and attendance
  • staff redeployment
  • leaving the Civil Service
  • appeals and legal representation at public expense