ALMOST THERE - Update
So as of last night,of the 14132 offers the council sent out, 13035 have been signed and returned to the council.
So the teams are still waiting on 1097 offers to be returned! That’s almost a month after MF sent out first offers. That’s nearly 12% of both unison and Thompson’s offers. 5% of ours.
Let’s be clear the time limit is 3 months after which the offer will be withdrawn.
The 5 year rule isn’t going away and the offers won’t be changed. So waiting just let’s the council keep their money.
Talking of the council, although 13035 have been returned to them they have, so far, only managed to process 4334, so they’ve still got 8701 to go. That’s why so many of you still haven’t got “GCC accepted” on your app. Not in my or Karl’s control.
On the positive side, they tell us they will now give us daily updates on their progress, not just weekly. That’s a big improvement. They also tell us they are now processing more per day and they will meet the 28day target. Again helpful assurances.
Unfortunately, they’ve still not given us the Green Light on payment dates and more importantly who will be paid when. They’ve promised to give us another update on Friday.
As I get paid when you get paid I can assure you my bank manager is as desperate for clarity as you are, but the wait goes on. Nearly there but not there yet.
One final plea - stop sending messages asking when you’ll get paid. When I know - you’ll know.