Compensation

The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.

One in five employers cut pay in response to pandemic

22 Sep 2020

Almost a fifth (18%) of organisations have had to cut pay because of the pressures brought by the pandemic, while...

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Short-term executive pay cuts won’t solve high pay culture

5 Aug 2020

Temporary pay cuts taken by chief executives during the coronavirus pandemic won’t solve excessive pay and bonus culture, according to...

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Pay premiums to reduce this year as recruiting difficulties ease

22 Jun 2020

Research finds that fewer companies will offer a premium to attract talent in the coming months and that HR is heavily involved in business continuity planning.

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One in four FTSE 100 bosses has taken a pay cut

15 Apr 2020

One in four bosses of FTSE 100 companies has taken a pay cut during the coronavirus crisis, according to research...

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How Europe is supporting workers in the coronavirus outbreak

20 Mar 2020

As chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to announce plans to support the wages of millions of worker we look at similar schemes in their infancy on the Continent.

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Lloyds staff struggling with money, according to union survey

10 Feb 2020

Almost a third of workers at Lloyds Bank are struggling financially, according to a confidential union survey seen by The...

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Where to get the best salary in HR

4 Jun 2019

Change is impacting every industry, and this is creating new opportunities, healthy salaries and more flexible working conditions for HR...

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Church of England asset management report reveals huge pay gap

28 May 2019

Church Commissioners, the organisation that manages the assets of the Church of England, has a huge pay gap between its...

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NatWest pays female worker £150,000 to settle equal pay claim

10 May 2019

A former NatWest employee has won a £150,000 pay out after it emerged she was earning thousands of pounds less than a male colleague.

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gender pay gap

The 2018 gender pay gap: grounds for optimism?

5 Apr 2019

There may not have been a dramatic change in the gender pay gap, but HR, analytics and reward specialists are far from gloomy about what the latest crop of reports reveals

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HR professionals feel most valued at work

11 Mar 2019

People working in human resources, education and finance feel the most valued by their employers, according to research.
The poll...

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Four ways to get creative with reward as Brexit bites

25 Jan 2019

Organisations need to attract and retain the best talent as Brexit skills shortages begin to bite. Nick Throp suggests four...

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Executive pay ratio reporting: Six issues for employers to consider now

18 Jul 2018

New legislation will require UK quoted companies with more than 250 employees to publish the pay ratio between their CEO...

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Pret’s £1,000 employee bonus: Do short-term rewards achieve anything?

5 Jun 2018

The new owners of sandwich chain Pret A Manger have promised a £1,000 bonus to all employees who are on...

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