Directors and managers have both enjoyed increases in pay and bonuses in 2008, according to research by salary survey specialist Celre , part of the XpertHR Group, in association with the Chartered Management Institute.
The National Management More...31 October 2008 09:49
HR professionals have rejected calls for employers to pay lower-paid workers weekly during the economic crisis.
Workplace commentator and author Richard Donkin last week suggested that more employers should look into providing alternative pay sche More...31 October 2008 08:21
NHS trade unions today called for the government to renegotiate health service pay.
Unison, Unite and the Royal College of Nursing led the charge as unions submitted evidence to the NHS pay review body.
Nurses and other NHS workers were given a More...27 October 2008 15:20
An interim pay award is expected to be unveiled this afternoon by local government employers and unions to tide staff over the Christmas break, it is understood.
Pay discussions between councils and unions over a pay increase for employees have been More...17 October 2008 11:06
London bus company Metroline believes it did all it could to avoid its staff striking today.
While in talks with trade union Unite yesterday, Metroline offered its staff a 4% pay increase. But no agreements were reached, and along with more than 5,0 More...10 October 2008 15:31
The Foreign Office, Home Office and the Ministry of Defence have some of the worst gender pay gaps in the government according to the central equalities department. In a drive to boost private sector employers to be transparent about the pay ga More...25 September 2008 07:34
Senior managers in UK firms have among the lowest levels of disposable income in the world, according to a study by management consultancy Hay Group.
The World Pay Report 2008 places UK executives just 47th in the real pay stakes out of 51 econom More...16 September 2008 13:42
It seems everyone in the public sector, from the police to coastguards, is unhappy about pay offers. Phil Boucher looks at the lessons HR managers can learn from these disputes and how they should help deal with them. There have been rumblings of di More...15 September 2008 00:00
The largest HR exercise in the higher education sector for several decades has been a resounding success, according to a report by the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA). A report into the framework agreement for the modernisatio More...12 September 2008 10:35
Civil servants are to vote on a nationwide strike as anger grows over the government's public sector pay policy.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) will be balloted from 24 September to 17 October on a programme of targeted in More...08 September 2008 10:45
Royal Mail has been forced to pay dozens of postal workers who had their pay stopped "without good reason" last August. The Communications Workers Union (CWU) secured pay-outs for 27 postal workers who had their wages frozen for two days following a More...05 September 2008 11:00
Pay rises are dropping even further behind the rate of inflation, according to an analysis by pay specialist Industrial Relations Services (IRS). A study of 82 pay awards effective in the three months to the end of July 2008, covering a total of 865, More...02 September 2008 14:00
One in 10 IT workers is not paid for working overtime, a survey has revealed. Research conducted by online recruitment specialist theitjobboard.co.uk found that, of 500 IT workers surveyed for a report on working hours, just 10% said they were More...27 August 2008 15:30
The salaries of thousands of British workers are about to hit the internet, according to reports. International website Glassdoor.com is said to be about to add British wages to its extensive searchable database. It is another step towards wage More...21 August 2008 10:00
Maintenance staff working for the Metropolitan Police Authority are set to be paid the new London living wage after a deal was struck with contractors. The initiative will see the hourly rate of 744 cleaning and messenger staff increase to £7.45. More...19 August 2008 14:00
Pay for executives of the 100 biggest German companies grew 23% faster than their FTSE 100 counterparts in 2007, according to new research. A study by information provider Incomes Data Services (IDS) found that DAX 100 executives netted an average More...12 August 2008 12:12
Companies wishing to float on the Stock Exchange should first be prepared to pay an extra £100,000 per year to each member of their boards, according to research. A report by remuneration specialist Hewitt New Bridge Street showed that a six-figure p More...08 August 2008 12:34
Civil service pay is "broken" with staff morale plummeting, a leading trade union has warned.
Prospect, which represents 34,000 of the government's most qualified staff, has called on the Treasury and government departments to honour the due dates f More...04 August 2008 14:45
London mayor Boris Johnson has called on all employers in the capital to pay their staff at least £7.45 an hour - but conceded he had a mountain to climb.
The London Living Wage (LLW) has been raised from £7.20 to £7.45 per hour, reflecting th More...28 July 2008 14:03
Pay talks between police and the Home Office have broken down, with rank and file officers ready to join other public sector workers in campaigning against below-inflation wage increases. Talks at the Police Negotiating Board collapsed after rank and More...24 July 2008 10:30