Flexible pay

Why now is the time to begin financial wellbeing conversations

A new campaign, the National Welness Conversation, aims to get employers to address the issue of money management with their staff.

Rolls-Royce to suspend aero engine production

8 Feb 2021

Summer shutdown will see employees lose two weeks’ pay spread across the year.

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Bonuses in the Covid-19 era: pushing the boundaries

22 Dec 2020

Changes to bonuses, as businesses are impacted by the pandemic and Brexit crises, could well lead to tensions and legal cases.

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Domestic abuse review to consider salary advances and unplanned leave

10 Jun 2020

The government is considering how victims of domestic abuse can be better supported by their employers and is looking at...

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Smart Buyer incentive vouchers contents

29 Nov 2010

Welcome to the incentive vouchers Smart Buyer If you’re considering introducing incentive vouchers you will find a raft of resources here...

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Nine steps to setting up a successful reward scheme

26 Nov 2010

Setting up a staff motivation scheme that is effective and sustainable is far from straightforward. Andrew Johnson, director general of...

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Pay falls by nearly six per cent in a year

30 Apr 2009

Pay has plummeted nearly six per cent in the past year – the sharpest fall since the Office for National...

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UK 2009 pay rises among lowest in world

15 Apr 2009

British workers will receive an average pay rise of less than 1.5% this year, one of the lowest increases in...

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UK follows US with pay freezes and clawbacks

31 Mar 2009

UK executives face frozen salaries and further pay clawbacks, following trends in the US, experts claim.A survey by business consulting...

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BP announces pay freeze for senior and middle managers but 2008 bonuses will be paid

23 Feb 2009

BP has become the latest major private sector firm to freeze pay. The petrol giant has admitted it is freezing...

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Graduate vacancies to fall 5% in 2009

11 Feb 2009

Graduate vacancies will drop by 5.4% in 2009, the first fall since 2003, according to forecasts from the Association of...

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Redundancy alternatives: a stay of execution

3 Feb 2009

Job losses continue to dominate the headlines as businesses scrabble to save money. But there are plenty of alternatives to...

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Flexible benefits – not so flexible

29 Jan 2009

'Flexible' is the mot du jour, nowhere more so than in the workplace. But while any number of HR and benefits departments claim to provide flexible benefits schemes, do they offer employees as much choice as the term suggests? Nick Golding reports.

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Unions and manufacturers call on government to fund wages top-ups

27 Jan 2009

The government should provide cash to top up the wages of those workers who have been asked to work shorter...

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Health benefits nearly as important as pensions for half of UK workers

22 Sep 2008

More than half of UK workers want their employer to take more responsibility for their health and wellbeing needs, with...

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