The public sector is a local government organisation that serves the people and is generally funded by public-funded agencies, enterprises and other services that deliver public sector programmes. It is responsible for providing a wide range of services ranging from administrative support, emergency response, legal services to local councillors and MPs. Careers in the public sector can be very varied, ranging from education & training, police, fire service, probation services, law and many more both at local and national level. Public Sector is responsible for governance and keeping its citizens safe, which is why legal services play a vital role in the makeup of an all-rounded society.
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Probation services supervise people serving community and prison sentences who are considered to be 'low-risk'. Responsible for working with offenders before and after sentencing. This includes sentencing, report-writing and looking after offenders throughout their convictions. You could work in a prison, in a court, in the community or in an office. From probation service officer roles, case administrators to prison officers, there are a range of roles within this pathway to suit different skill sets and interests.
Emergency response is a highly rewarding career field that provides professionals the ability to play a vital role in protecting communities from disaster and harm. Helps protects the public against dangers by rapidly responding to a variety of emergencies ranging from road traffic accident, medical emergencies, putting out a fire, treating injuries, managing fatalities and many other vital functions. Emergency response roles can vary from hands on physical posts such as Firefighters and Paramedic to more strategic office based roles such as Emergency Management posts which focuses on raising community awareness or mapping potential risks to customer service style roles such as control room operators.
This forms backbone of societal system from buying a home to crossing the streets. Workers in this field hold positions of great responsibility adhering to strict code of ethics. The delivery of legal services is a complex process that typically requires teams of skilled professionals to provide quality and cost-effective service. As a result, the legal field offers many jobs encompassing a diverse range of skills, experience, and education. Developments in the law and technology have also created new legal career opportunities. People will always need lawyers. However, plenty of job options exist within the legal field beyond becoming a lawyer. There are a variety of roles within this pathway, from compliance specialists, court messenger to clerks.
It is the system by which an organisation is controlled and operates and the mechanism by which it, and its people, are held accountable. It includes local elected officials, councillors, Member of Parliament (MPs) who are appointed for making and executing public policy. Some of the examples of governance include ethics, risk management, compliance and administration. Governance is also a practice of board of directors coming together to make decisions about the direction of the company such as financial planning and decision making.
Public service jobs span a huge range of careers, from central and local government, to those in teaching, health and social care and the police force. Roles within this pathway include jobs such as lobbyist, city manager, planner and census clerk. In these roles you will need to have a keen eye for detail to be able to accurately document, report, and record governmental and public administrative information to conform to legal requirements.
Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service (HMDS) is the diplomatic service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, dealing with foreign affairs, as opposed to the Home Civil Service, which deals with domestic affairs. For roles within this pathway it is likely you will monitor and analyse overseas events develop policies and strategies towards different countries. Deal with press and communications at home and abroad. Promote overseas investment into the UK. Give consular support to UK citizens abroad. Process visa applications for people looking to visit, study or work in the UK. Handle queries and give advice face to face, using email or in written form. Write and check reports and official documents.
It is a key framework for a country to meet the basic needs and security concerns of citizens, and address external and internal threats to the country. This consists of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coastal Guards and Marines. Working in national security planning can lead to diverse range of activities from running a hospital, programming computers to repairing or maintaining helicopters.
Public administration focuses on producing public policies and coordinating public programs. Public management is a sub-discipline of public administration that involves conducting managerial activities in public organisations. Where the leaders serve communities to advance the common good and effect positive change. Public administration professionals are equipped with skills to manage at all levels of government (local/national) as well as non-profit organisations.
Regulation is broadly defined as imposition of rules by government, backed by the use of penalties that are intended specifically to modify the economic behaviour of individuals and firms in the private sector. Common examples of regulation include limits on environmental pollution, laws against child labor or other employment regulations, minimum wages laws, regulations requiring truthful labelling of the ingredients in food and drugs, and food and drug safety regulations establishing minimum standards of testing.
Tax revenue is the income gained by the government through taxation. Tax revenue forms a part of the Receipt Budget, which in turn is part of the Annual Financial Statement of the Union Budget. Tax revenue is the result of the application of a tax rate to a tax base. It ensures taxes are collected from individuals/businesses, completing audits, reviewing tax returns, monitoring and collecting overdue tax. Difference between revenue and tax is 'Revenue' is the money a company or government has coming in each year. 'Tax' is the charge each citizen has to pay to keep the government running.