Pay & benefits

How can schools manage changes to teachers’ pensions?

Changes to teachers’ pensions in the private sector are likely to become unmanageable for many schools. What will the changes...

The Employer’s Guide to Financial Wellbeing 2019-20

23 Jan 2020

PROMOTED | Last year, more than a third (36%) of UK employees admitted to having financial worries...

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Jack’s Law: Statutory parental bereavement leave rules to start in April 2020

23 Jan 2020

Parents who suffer stillbirth or loss of a child will be entitled to two weeks’ leave.

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Pay growth likely to slow in 2020

23 Jan 2020

Employers are being cautious with their pay awards, with a slight dip recorded at the end of 2019 and into...

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Recruiters push for IR35 reform delay to avoid ‘damaging’ growth

21 Jan 2020

Recruitment firms are pressing for the government to delay introducing private sector IR35 tax changes until 2021, which they say...

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Proposed salary increases not enough say teaching unions

21 Jan 2020

The government has provided more information on pay increases for teachers since it announced the biggest sustained uplift in pay...

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Aldi remains highest paying supermarket

21 Jan 2020

German supermarket chain Aldi says it has maintained its position as the UK’s highest-paying supermarket after announcing hourly rates which...

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BBC presenter Sarah Montague wins £400k equal pay settlement

20 Jan 2020

Radio presenter Sarah Montague has won a £400,000 equal pay settlement after the BBC admitted it had underpaid her for...

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Health workers’ unions suspend strikes in Northern Ireland

17 Jan 2020

New NI minister of health secures funding for pay parity with NHS England.

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Businesses focus on emotional and financial wellbeing

16 Jan 2020

Emotional and financial wellbeing programmes are gaining impetus in terms of companies’ strategic focus.

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Employee Benefits Awards 2020 entry deadline fast approaching

15 Jan 2020

Time is running out to enter the Employee Benefits Awards 2020, as the entry deadline of 17 January is fast...

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Workers afraid to discuss pay because of secrecy clauses

15 Jan 2020

Almost a fifth of workers don’t talk about their pay at work because they are not allowed, according to research...

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British Airways and Nesta to headline Employee Benefits Connect 2020

15 Jan 2020

Air travel organisation British Airways and innovation foundation Nesta will deliver the two keynote sessions at Employee Benefits Connect 2020....

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Greggs staff may not receive full bonus because of universal credit rules

14 Jan 2020

Some Greggs employees will receive only a fraction of the one-off bonus the bakery chain plans to award them due...

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Dominic Chappell ordered to pay £9.5m to BHS pension funds

14 Jan 2020

The Pensions Regulator has ordered former British Homes Stores owner Dominic Chappell to contribute £9.5m to two pension schemes connected...

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