Pay & benefits

NHS Scotland staff offered pay rise of at least 4%

25 Mar 2021

The pay rise will be applied to staff on Agenda for Change contracts, which covers most NHS staff excluding doctors, dentists and most senior managers.

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NHS staff won’t ‘bounce back’ without support

24 Mar 2021

The NHS could see an exodus of staff unless leaders are given the resources needed to support their wellbeing, the NHS Confederation has said.

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Half of staff saw real earnings slashed last year

22 Mar 2021

Claims that weekly pay growth reached its highest rate for two decades in 2020 were too good to be true, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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Care workers who ‘sleep-in’ not entitled to national minimum wage

19 Mar 2021

The Supreme Court has handed down its landmark judgment for two cases related to national minimum wage regulations.

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Ethnic minorities more likely to be overlooked for jobs and pay rises

19 Mar 2021

One in three black and minority ethnic workers claim to have been unfairly turned down for a job, according to the TUC.

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Vulnerable workers won’t need to shield from 1 April

18 Mar 2021

Employees currently 'shielding' will be able to return to the workplace next month, but should still work from home where possible.

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Four in 10 firms unprepared for IR35

18 Mar 2021

A survey finds 38% of mid-sized organisations are not prepared for the changes to off-payroll working rules, which come in on 6 April 2021.

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Pay awards set to remain at 2% in 2021

18 Mar 2021

XpertHR predicts that organisations will continue to award pay rises at 2% in 2021.

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Former Pimlico Plumbers worker not entitled to holiday pay

17 Mar 2021

An engineer who claimed he was owed holiday pay by Pimlico Plumbers has lost his latest Employment Appeal Tribunal case.

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Uber agrees to give drivers minimum wage and employment rights

17 Mar 2021

Following the Supreme Court ruling that its drivers are workers, Uber is giving its UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions.

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Health and social care staff in Wales to get one-off bonus

17 Mar 2021

More than 200,000 NHS health workers and social care staff in Wales are to receive a £735 bonus from the government.

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Judgment in ‘sleep-in’ wages case expected Friday

16 Mar 2021

The Supreme Court will on Friday hand down its decision as to whether workers who ‘sleep in’ as part of their shift are entitled to the national minimum wage for the duration of their shift.

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IR35: An opportunity to rethink how skills are sourced?

16 Mar 2021

Organisations could see the preparation they have had to make for IR35 as a catalyst for rethinking where skills are sourced.

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Banker seeking ‘stigma losses’ after tribunal impact

15 Mar 2021

A woman who won a sex discrimination case against BNP Paribas is claiming the case has taken away her career.

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Employee Benefits prepares for Insights Online Series

15 Mar 2021

Employee Benefits Insights online series, which explores the latest trends and solutions in reward strategies for 2021 and beyond, starts...

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