Pay & benefits

Pay growth at highest rate for almost 10 years

Wage growth in the UK is at its highest in almost 10 years, according to the Office for National Statistics....

One in four gender pay gap reports non-compliant

16 Oct 2018

A quarter of gender pay gap reports submitted for the 2018/19 reporting period are non-compliant, according to independent analysis.
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Mercer announces it will offer trans benefits under private medical scheme

16 Oct 2018

Benefits consultancy Mercer has announced it will offer a suite of trans benefits as part of its private medical scheme...

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Nissan UK delays pay talks as threat of no-deal Brexit looms

15 Oct 2018

Pay talks between Nissan UK and its employees on Wearside have been delayed because of Brexit fears.
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Three-quarters of staff experience pay ‘volatility’

15 Oct 2018

Almost three-quarters (73%) of workers see their income fluctuate from month to month, with lower earners at more risk of...

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Royal Mail workers lose money after drop in share price

15 Oct 2018

Hundreds of Royal Mail employees with free shares in the company have lost money because of a dramatic fall in...

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The case for an independent labour standards agency

12 Oct 2018

Consultant editor Darren Newman considers the current system of labour standards enforcement and suggests that the Government could play a...

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting could become mandatory

11 Oct 2018

Employers may be required to publish their ethnicity pay gap under plans to improve career progression for ethnic minority groups....

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Mental health presenteeism on the rise

10 Oct 2018

People are more likely to turn up to work despite a mental health problem according to an annual survey of...

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Six in 10 women consider gender pay gap when job hunting

10 Oct 2018

Nearly two-thirds (61%) of women would take an organisation’s gender pay gap into consideration when looking for a new job,...

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Union urges Uber users not to cross ‘digital picket line’

9 Oct 2018

The IWGB union has a called a 24-hour strike against Uber and is urging the public not use the taxi-hailing...

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Money worries have knock-on effect on staff health, a quarter of employers say

8 Oct 2018

One in four organisations have seen employee health issues arise because of money concerns, yet almost half do not plan...

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Police Federation takes legal action over ‘derisory’ pay offer

5 Oct 2018

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) is set to launch legal action over what it has called the...

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Nearly half of zero-hours workers want regular shifts

5 Oct 2018

Almost half of people on zero-hours contracts want to work more hours and in a more regular shift pattern, but...

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Hospitality workers strike over pay and union recognition

4 Oct 2018

Workers at McDonald’s, TGI Fridays, JD Wetherspoon, Deliveroo and Uber Eats are staging a 24-hour walk out today, in separate...

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