Pay settlements are running at 3.5%, unchanged from the previous quarter, according to pay specialists Industrial Relations Services (IRS ). The latest research showed that the median pay settlement remained buoyant in the private sector after More...16 March 2007 07:29
One in two UK employers with final salary (defined benefits) pension schemes believe that the increased costs of funding them has had a negative impact on the remuneration packages their company is able to offer, research has revealed. Almost half of More...26 February 2007 09:00
Share options, bonuses and other perks account for all but a quarter of executive pay packages, with share incentives worth an average of 60% of salary for chief executives and 29% of salary for senior-level executives (below board level) More...21 February 2007 11:00
GPs are earning 63% more than three years ago, despite handing over responsibility for out-of-hours patient care, it was revealed today. Family doctors took home an average £118,000 per year in 2005/6, according to the Association of Independent More...12 January 2007 12:30
Bosses of charities earn up to one-fifth less than those in other sectors, according to research. Pay consultancy Croner Reward found that chief executives in charities earn an average of £65,000 per year, 20% below the all-sector median of £81,160 More...10 January 2007 10:00
How to get into it This job is often used as a route into HR so you will not be expected to have any hands-on HR experience. Any type of administrative background will be advantageous, as will an HR-related degree. What you need to succeed More...09 January 2007 00:00
Workers in eastern England received higher salary growth in 2006 than their counterparts in the west, according to research. The Adecco Salary Survey revealed that the East Midlands, London and the North East topped the pay-rise table this year wit More...05 December 2006 14:30
Also known as HR adviser, HR manager (employment law) and employment law adviser.
What you need to succeed
A CIPD qualification is usually a requirement, as is at least five years' HR experience, through which you will have gained an in-de More...24 October 2006 08:00
What you need to succeed
Five years' HR experience and the CIPD qualification are fairly standard requirements, along with a good degree. If you have gained practical experience in a similar type of company, this will very much be to your advantage More...26 September 2006 08:00
Women have received higher salary increases than men for the 10th successive year and are more likely to be given a bonus, but they are still more likely to resign than their male counterparts.
Research by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and More...06 September 2006 11:33
Accounting staff who enter the profession through an apprenticeship will be almost £60,000 better off than their student counterparts after three years. More...17 August 2006 08:30
How to get into it…
A compensation and benefits officer will often have started out in a general HR role, and gained knowledge specific to 'comps and bens', enabling them to move into this more specialist position.
What you need to succeed… More...18 July 2006 08:00
What you need to succeed … As well as being personable and approachable, you will need to be at least studying towards the final section of the CIPD qualification. A sound understanding of employment law is always advantageous, with absenteeism, discipl More...04 July 2006 08:00
Salaries in the financial services sector have increased by more than £10,000 in the past five years, according to research by the Blomfield Group recruitment consultancy.
The average salary in 2001 stood at £23,347, but has now increased to £35,370. More...20 June 2006 08:00
There is not always a clear-cut difference between the titles HR adviser and HR officer, and the two are often used more or less interchangeably. More...20 June 2006 08:00
Salaries for permanent IT staff have risen by four times the UK average in the past 12 months, according to a survey of more than 5,000 employees in the sector. More...31 May 2006 11:25
You may also be known as... Reward officer, reward analyst, compensation analyst, reward administrator or HR officer, reward.
What you need to succeed... You are likely to be a graduate, either CIPD-qualified or part-qualified, with a minimum of 1 More...30 May 2006 08:00
What you need to succeed... You will be an experienced, commercially aware, CIPD-qualified HR professional, with at least five years' generalist HR experience and a proven track record in a financial services or blue-chip environment. You will be influ More...16 May 2006 08:00
The average salary for employees in London's financial district has broken through the £50,000 mark for the first time.
A typical City worker now earns £51,571 a year, a 10% increase on March 2005, according to recruitment firm Morgan McKinley.
The More...02 May 2006 08:00
Also known as... Equality and diversity officer, manager or team leader, inclusivity officer or manager, equalities strategy officer or equalities adviser.
What you need to succeed... Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with peo More...28 March 2006 00:00