Pay & benefits

Argos was fined £800,000 for underpaying employees Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

Argos tops HMRC’s latest list of national minimum wage offenders

HMRC has published its latest list of employers that have failed to comply with national minimum wage laws, with a...

Gender pay gaps and parental leave

Pay gaps need to tackle ethnicity and disability as well as gender, urges EHRC

All jobs should be advertised as available for flexible working and fathers should receive ‘use it or lose it’ parental...


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

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


BBC and gender pay: Why getting it right is not always simple

The BBC could face spending millions of pounds to boost female broadcasters’ salaries after stars threatened action over a gender...

gender pay

Google employees plan class action lawsuit over gender pay

A group of more than 60 female Google employees are considering bringing a class action lawsuit against the company for...

Sympathetic ear? Research suggests employers should re-think how managers and their line reports use EAPs.

Research on EAPs shows employers are missing out on all the benefits

Research on employee assistance programmes suggests they are valued by employees, but employers are not yet gaining all the potential...

WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell earned £48.1 million last year.Andy Rain / Epa/REX/Shutterstock

FTSE 100 CEO pay falls by a sixth

Chief executive pay in the FTSE 100 has dropped by one-sixth, according to research published today.
The CIPD and the...

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