Pay & benefits

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Continued caution as pay awards linger around 2% mark

Pay increases remain resolutely at 2% despite economic growth and rising inflation, XpertHR analysis has revealed.
It found that median...

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Bereavement and compassionate leave: What’s the right thing to do?

Facebook has announced that employees can now take up to 20 days of paid leave if an immediate family member...

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Government failing to act on gender pay gap recommendations

The Government will fail to achieve its goal of eliminating the gender pay gap within a generation unless it tackles...

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Government publishes Green Paper on future of defined-benefit pensions

The Government has launched a consultation into the future viability of defined-benefit pension schemes.

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Consultation launched into corporate...

Once women have children, they suffer a “pay penalty” resulting in significantly lower earnings than male colleaguesWestEnd61/REX/Shutterstock

Will gender pay gap reporting tackle the motherhood “pay penalty”?

Recent research shows that the gender pay gap has significantly reduced for younger workers, but that the gap remains wide...

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Firefighters lose pension age discrimination case

Firefighters have lost their claim that the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme was discriminatory.
The first-instance decision was...

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Government publishes largest ever list of employers failing to pay minimum wage

Department store Debenhams, sandwich chain Subway and clothing retailer Peacocks feature among 360 employers who have been named and shamed...

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