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Ensure that employees are not denied a pay rise that they would have received had they not been on maternity leave.
Make a clear decision as to the am More...26 March 2013 00:01
Private-sector employees are expected to receive pay increases of 2.5% over the next 12 months, according to survey results published today by XpertHR .
The findings amount to more of the same for employees in the sector, with increases remai More...22 March 2013 00:01
Pay awards have risen slightly in January 2013, compared with the end of 2012, but could simply be due to a "beginning-of-year bounce".
This is according to the latest research from pay analysts XpertHR, which looked at details of pay awards ma More...25 January 2013 12:32
There is no sign of a sustained increase in the level of pay awards as organisations continue to increase pay at a rate below inflation, or to not increase it at all.
Data released today by XpertHR shows that 2% has emerged as the benchmark pay a More...21 December 2012 10:33
Pay rises have fallen to their lowest level since June 2010, according to data released today.
Research by XpertHR found that the median basic pay increase (which excludes performance-related pay, bonuses and progression payments) in the three month More...22 November 2012 07:00
The average female executive will earn £400,000 less than her male counterparts over her career lifetime, according to the Chartered Management Institute's (CMI) annual gender salary survey, based on data from XpertHR . The repo More...07 November 2012 06:00
Private-sector staff are likely to enjoy a median increase of 2.5% in their wages next year, according to a survey by XpertHR .
Seven pay awards out of 10 next year are likely to be worth between 2% and 3%, the survey found.
Manufactu More...26 October 2012 11:02
Anderson and others v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority FACTS The case relates to a term in a pay and conditions agreement between the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and recognised trade unions. The July 2007 collective a More...18 October 2012 10:07
The value of take-home pay will not fully recover until 2021, with UK workers in the middle of a 12-year "wage dive", the TUC has claimed.
A TUC analysis of government pay data has found that wages have fallen sharply in real terms during the past t More...04 October 2012 16:05
The gap between private-sector pay settlements and headline inflation is narrowing, according to research from XpertHR.
While the median basic pay increase remained unchanged in the three months to the end of August at 2.5%, retail prices index More...27 September 2012 00:00
The gap between pay awards and inflation is at its narrowest level for four years, due to the continued fall in retail prices index (RPI) inflation, data from XpertHR shows.
While XpertHR's pay data found that the median pay award remained at 2 More...27 July 2012 11:11
Pay awards in the private sector are slighty up on this time last year, rising from a median 2.3% for the three months to the end of April 2011 to 2.5% for the same period this year. The XpertHR pay trends report found that the More...25 May 2012 10:06
Employees are enjoying the highest pay rises seen since December 2008, according to research published today. Data from the XpertHR February 2012 pay trends survey shows that the median pay rise in the three months to the end of January 2012 stood at More...24 February 2012 13:54
Private sector pay bargaining got off to a good start in January as pay rises hit their highest level in three years, despite remaining stagnant throughout much of 2011.
This is according to XpertHR's latest pay trends report, which found that the m More...20 January 2012 00:01
Employers need to review staff communications about the economic pressures on pay in order to keep them motivated when awards are constrained, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has warned.
The CIPD's Employee Atti More...04 January 2012 11:34
Pay awards are continuing to lag well below inflation, with just 2% of settlements keeping up with the retail prices index (RPI) in 2011, research has found.
According to XpertHR's latest pay trends report , the median basic pay award rem More...16 December 2011 09:43
The Chancellor of the Exchequer's autumn statement has delivered some bleak news for the public sector, with higher job losses than previously forecast and confirmation that pay awards in the sector will be restrained to an average of 1% for each of the More...29 November 2011 16:01
The number of employers freezing pay has crept up in the three months to the end of October 2011, with almost three pay packets in 10 (28%) frozen, compared with 25% in the last rolling quarter.
This is according to the latest pay analysis from More...18 November 2011 10:09
Private sector employees will receive pay awards averaging just 2.5% over the coming year, according to research published today by XpertHR. The survey of 286 private companies employing a combined 800,000 staff found that half of all pay awa More...21 October 2011 00:01
Analysis published today highlights the extent to which pay increases have languished below the prevailing rate of inflation. XpertHR's review of pay bargaining across the economy so far this year reveals that the median pay award sit at 2.2%, which More...23 September 2011 09:40