The government announced in 2015 that it wished to reduce further cost of the redundancy payments and bring about greater consistency for public sector workforces having already committed to introducing a £95,000 cap on public sector exit payments.
The GMB has opposed the government approach but they remain of the view that it is would be appropriate to “reform” (i.e. reduce) exit payment arrangements across the public sector.
Attached is a summary of the government’s framework of changes here:
You can read also the full text on GOV.UK: