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The Government has ended the 1% pay rise cap for police and prison officers, which could impact public sector pay growth in futureClaudio Divizia/Shutterstock

Inflation continues to outpace pay growth

Pay awards remain stubbornly below rates of inflation, according to the latest analysis from XpertHR.

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The Royal College of Nursing held a rally earlier this month to urge the Government to scrap its 1% pay capSteve Parkins/REX/Shutterstock

Nursing unions demand 3.9% pay rise and £800

15 Sep 2017

Unions representing more than a million nurses and other NHS staff have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9%...

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No 10 marks end of pay freeze with police and prisons pay rises

12 Sep 2017

The Government has confirmed it will end its 1% annual cap on public sector pay next year and, this year,...

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Pay cap to be lifted for police and prison officers

11 Sep 2017

Police and prison officers are set to be the first beneficiaries of the Government’s decision to relax its 1% public...

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Listed companies must publish pay ratios under new law

29 Aug 2017

All listed companies will have to publish the pay ratio between bosses and workers, under new corporate governance reforms being...

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No signs of growth in pay awards levels, says XpertHR

24 Aug 2017

Pay awards in the three months to the end of July 2017 were worth 2%, according to the latest data...

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Employment levels to rise but candidates fight for low-skilled vacancies

14 Aug 2017

There are 24 applicants chasing every low-skilled job vacancy, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and...

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Young people suffer most from slowdown in income growth

17 Jul 2017

Average income growth fell to just 0.7% in the year running up to the general election, research from think tank...

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Pay awards lose pace with inflation

29 Jun 2017

Employers have given a median 2% pay award to their employees over the three months to the end of May...

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Unions urge May to lift 1% NHS pay cap

19 Jun 2017

Trade unions representing 1.3 million nurses, doctors and other health professionals have written to Theresa May asking her to ditch...

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Pay awards refuse to budge at 2%, according to XpertHR

26 May 2017

Pay awards in the three months to the end of April 2017 remained steadfast at 2%, according to the latest...

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Labour manifesto 2017: what employers need to know

17 May 2017

The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...

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Expected pay growth hits three-and-a-half-year low

15 May 2017

Employers expect to be awarding median pay rises of just 1% in the year ahead, according to the latest CIPD...

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Labour shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth announces new NHS policies, including a proposed pay riseAndrew McCaren/LNP/REX/Shutterstock

Pay awards remain steady at 2% for first quarter

27 Apr 2017

Pay awards for the first quarter of 2017 remained steady at 2%, according to the latest data from XpertHR.
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Pay awards to remain below inflation this year, according to XpertHR

23 Mar 2017

Private-sector employers predict they will give pay awards of just 2% over the coming year, according to the latest data...

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