Pay & benefits

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A quarter of workers are stuck with low pay

A quarter of low paid workers in the UK are stuck in poorly paid jobs, according to the Social Mobility...

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Ryanair troubles: why lag behind when you can schedule ahead?

The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots’ leave. Why do so...

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Parental bereavement leave: a small step in the right direction

While recognising the good intentions behind the recently published Parental Leave Bill, XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman questions the practical...

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Government publishes parental bereavement leave bill

The Government has today published a bill that will offer two weeks’ paid leave for bereaved parents.
The Parental Bereavement...

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Make big brands liable for supply chain non-compliance – Matthew Taylor

Major companies should be jointly liable for non-compliance with employment...

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Under-25s earn less for doing the same work, argues charity

Workers aged under 25 are missing out on up to nearly £6,300 per year because they’re not entitled to the...

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Ryanair and Monarch flight disruptions: five issues for employers

The cancellation of thousands of scheduled Ryanair flights and the collapse of airline Monarch will have an impact in the...

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