Union members at Staffordshire County Council have voted overwhelmingly in favour of its pay and grading proposals of 28,000 staff.
Members of the GMB union voted 83% in favour of the new pay proposals, joining members of Unison (86%) and the T& More...26 February 2008 08:03
HR news and analysis including: Birmingham City Council's decision to cut some employees' salaries what staff want to do on 29 February 20 years of Personnel Today - we talk to HR directors about what they wish they knew back in 1988 and&n More...22 February 2008 20:29
As the credit crunch continues to tighten its grip, nearly half of UK workers switching jobs or returning to the jobs market after redundancy are being forced to accept lower pay as they enter new positions. A global survey of 17,222 people inclu More...21 February 2008 10:37
Three of the top 100 law firms in the UK, Trowers & Hamlins, McGrigors, and Dickinson Dees have all chosen to appoint GlobalExpense - Europe's largest end-to-end expense management provider, to manage their employee expense processes. Global More...18 February 2008 10:36
Pay talks intensified across the country last week as both official measures acknowledged a rise in infla tion.
With widespread negotiations taking place in the build up to the next pay round in April, the Office for National Statistics revealed tha More...18 February 2008 10:30
This week's HR news and analysis programme includes a special guide to new illegal worker legislation. Louisa Peacock interviews Richard Port, partner and head of employment at Clarion Solicitors, about the introduction on 29 February of fines and po More...08 February 2008 14:54
About 100 schools in Birmingham have closed today because city council workers are striking over pay restructuring plans.
Thousands of trade union members have walked out because many have been given salary cuts as the council tries to prevent futu More...05 February 2008 13:40
Infuriated police officers will take their protest over pay to court, it has emerged.
Just days after the Westminster police rally, where thousands of officers took to the streets to protest over wages, the Police Federation has been given permiss More...05 February 2008 08:01
In case you haven't noticed, there is a not-so-secret campaign being waged by the government to directly control the management of public sector pay deals . The economy is moving into uncertain territory, which always makes governments nervous, but More...04 February 2008 13:00
Police should lose guaranteed pay rises based on length of service and should instead receive salaries based on performance and skills, a report out next month will reveal.
Thinktank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has claimed the cu More...21 January 2008 14:29
Furious union leaders have claimed government plans for a three-year pay deal in the public sector make a "mockery" of bargaining procedures. Prime minister Gordon Brown revealed plans to implement three-year pay deals rather than the traditional 12 More...08 January 2008 16:40
Two 48-hour strikes planned by Virgin Atlantic cabin crew have been called off after a deal was agreed with management on pay.
Members of the Unite union had proposed the walkouts after rejecting a deal last month.
However, staff late yesterday, More...08 January 2008 10:59
Human resources finances at a West Midlands council are being squeezed because of pressure to meet local government equal pay obligations, the council's HR chief has warned. Local authorities face costs of up to £5bn as a result of the single-status More...08 January 2008 08:10
Simmering resentment across the public sector at government pay policy threatens lasting damage to industrial relations, unions have warned.
The TUC and its 26 member unions representing the UK's public sector workforce have launched a major new cam More...07 January 2008 11:00
Gordon Brown has urged members of parliament to agree to a below-inflation pay increase in line with other public sector workers.
The prime minister said the government would not accept a reported 2.8% increase recommended by the Senior Salarie More...07 January 2008 10:40
A grim warning that 2008 will be the worst year for employment since Labour came to power in 1997 has been sounded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Higher fuel and food prices will squeeze incomes over the next few mo More...07 January 2008 10:00
Why do we have to be subjected to stories bemoaning the fact that top executives get paid more than average ( Personneltoday.com, 4 December )?
Yes, I can see the scandal behind company directors receiving big pay-offs despite obvious failings b More...11 December 2007 08:00
Do employees really value a gift voucher or dental insurance over cash incentives? Victoria Furness examines the psychological benefits of offering perks rather than pay rises. The benefits of having a happy and engaged workforce have been well More...26 November 2007 08:00
Starting salaries for new graduates have seen only modest increases over the past year, according to a survey by Personnel Today's sister publication, Employment Review . The 18th annual graduate recruitment survey says the median (or midpoint) st More...12 November 2007 12:50
Employees at the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) have rejected a below-inflation pay offer.
The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) said 87% of its 2,600 members declined an offer which would see average increases of 3% for more More...09 November 2007 12:37