The proposed strike by British Airways cabin crew has been deemed illegal by the High Court - forcing the Unite union to call off its controversial industrial action plans.
Unite has been told to cancel a planned 12-day strike starting on Tuesday (2 More...17 December 2009 17:00
Public sector pay rises will be capped at 1% for two years from 2011, the chancellor has announced in the Pre-Budget Report.
Alistair Darling ignored calls from employer groups, including the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, for p More...09 December 2009 14:24
The 2009 Budget introduced some significant tax changes for those employees with higher incomes wh More...01 December 2009 12:57
HR news and analysis including: 2010 salary prospects for HR The CIPD’s annual report and accounts. Presenter Tara Craig is joined by Mike Berry. Edited and produced by Tara Craig. Listen to this week's programm More...20 November 2009 15:24
Pay awards have risen to 1.2% in the three months to October, having been pay freezes for the past three rolling quarters, exclusive research has revealed.
The latest provisional pay data from IRS, published on XpertHR, has revealed the minimum wag More...20 November 2009 11:45
London is bracing itself for strike action that could cripple the capital's public transport system. Around 2,500 East London bus workers will take two days of industrial action starting at 3am tomorrow (Friday) in a row over pay. Unite claims th More...19 November 2009 14:25
Pay restraint will continue into 2010 as the UK experiences "anaemic growth", the CBI has predicted.
The Easing up? survey by the employer group and consultancy firm Harvey Nash, published today, has found just under half of employers plan to appl More...16 November 2009 00:01
Personnel Today and the Public Sector People Managers' Association (PPMA) held a roundtable discussion on the future of pay and reward in the public sector. With public sector spending cuts, pay restraint and pay freezes on the horizon, regardless More...12 November 2009 15:50
Private sector organisations predict a median pay rise of 2% in the year September 2009 to August 2010, according to research published by XpertHR.
The 2009 IRS Survey of Pay Prospects - based on responses from 192 private sector companies in rela More...12 November 2009 12:03
Unions representing 1.5 million local government workers have submitted a 2.5% or £500 pay claim for 2010.
Unison, the GMB and Unite said the claim was "modest" and took into account the tough economic climate and the predicted inflation rate for ne More...29 October 2009 10:36
HR news and analysis: We discuss the Institute of Directors’ call for state pension age to rise to 70 What are the likely pay deals in 2010? We look at the latest IRS pay prospects survey, published on XpertHR today And we discuss the fallout f More...23 October 2009 16:54
Almost half of private sector employers are confident they will be able to offer staff higher pay awards in 2010 than they did this year, according to annual research of pay trends.
However, almost one-third (31%) believed awards would be lower, and More...23 October 2009 09:41
A pay increase for Royal Mail workers over a three-year period was one of the demands laid out by the Communication Workers Union (CWU) at a meeting with Royal Mail bosses, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph . It added that a strike by Ro More...15 October 2009 09:03
Aer Lingus has asked staff earning more than €35,000 (£32,400) a year to take pay cuts as it unveiled plans to axe almost 700 jobs.
Operational and support areas will suffer the brunt of the job cuts, the airline said.
The call – part of a More...07 October 2009 08:57
Up to a third of employers have frozen pay this year, while the average pay increase was 2.9%, the Press Association has reported.
Research conducted by pay analysts IDS found workers in the motor industry, construction, chemicals, road and air More...05 October 2009 09:27
The government has revealed that it plans to slash the pension entitlements of the highest local government earners and force council chiefs to publish their pay, pensions and bonuses awards. In a speech to the Labour Party Conference in Brighton, J More...29 September 2009 15:52
A formula to determine future rises in the National Minimum Wage must be used so employers have some certainty about its potential impact, according to manufacturers' organisation the EEF. In evidence submitted to the Low Pay Commission's consulta More...25 September 2009 14:55
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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has been branded "unfair" after it emerged that chief executive Jackie Orme received a bonu More...23 September 2009 15:57
Thousands of Ministry of Defence (MoD) 'desk' jobs should be cut to steer funding towards an immediate £6,000 pay rise for troops, the Liberal Democrats have said.
Party leader Nick Clegg said the junior ranks of the Armed Forces should get an imme More...02 September 2009 14:49
Unison Scotland has warned council leaders not to threaten a five-year pay cut as the sides prepare to meet today.
According to the union, leaked documents suggest that a pay freeze of up to five years will be on the table when the Convention of Sc More...28 August 2009 10:51