Pay & benefits

Government considers Statutory Self-Employment Pay

24 Mar 2020

The government is considering introducing Statutory Self-Employment Pay, following pressure from many who fear the current lockdown to stem the...

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Why offering pensions advice is good for society and business

24 Mar 2020

There is a significant knowledge gap when it comes to preparing for later life and employers have a key role...

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easyjet

Government urged to take equity stake in airlines to protect jobs

23 Mar 2020

EasyJet's £174m dividend payout attracts criticism while negotiations aimed at rescuing the coronavirus-hit aviation sector continue.

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Middlesbrough FC

HMRC successfully appeals tribunal ruling on national minimum wage

23 Mar 2020

Employment appeal tribunal rules against Middlesbrough over pay deductions.

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Chancellor announces grants to cover 80% of wages

20 Mar 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak claims his economic plan in response to the coronavirus outbreak is one of the most comprehensive in the world.

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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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Acas working from home guidance: be ‘practical, flexible and sensitive’

20 Mar 2020

Acas has published new best practice guidance on working from home as more employers ask staff to avoid workplaces amid...

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BA pilots face unpaid leave as easyJet seeks contract changes

20 Mar 2020

Airlines manoeuvre to slash employee costs in response to coronavirus.

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Guarantee or subsidise wages, urges Starmer

19 Mar 2020

Labour leadership candidate Keir Starmer has called for a national income guarantee scheme to limit the economic impact of the...

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Coronavirus: What employers need to know (webinar)

19 Mar 2020

ON-DEMAND | As the true impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic becomes apparent, employers are facing...

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Coronavirus to put downward pressure on wage growth

19 Mar 2020

Employers expect pay increases to remain low in the year ahead, as they consider the financial impact the coronavirus outbreak...

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Schools to close from Friday until further notice

18 Mar 2020

All schools in the UK will close from Friday until further notice in order to slow the spread of the...

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IR35 reforms postponed until April 2021

18 Mar 2020

Changes to the IR35 off-payroll working rules in the private sector have been delayed by 12 months in response to...

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Coronavirus: Workday staff to receive financial support

17 Mar 2020

HR technology firm Workday is to make a one-off payment to staff to help prevent financial hardship during the coronavirus...

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Cyclists have lower cancer and cardiovascular disease risk, but increased hospitalisation

17 Mar 2020

Employees who cycle to work have a significantly lower risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and early death, but are more...

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