Pay settlements

Employers uncertain how long Covid measures will last

As thousands of job cuts were announced in retail and aviation this week, a survey of reward and benefits leaders...

Ryanair pilots accept 20% pay cut to save jobs

2 Jul 2020

Ryanair pilots in the UK have accepted a temporary pay cut of 20% in order to safeguard jobs.
According to...

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Reducing CEO pay ‘would fund significant pay rises for low earners’

29 Jun 2020

Reducing top executives’ pay by 3% could fund a median pay rise of £2k for FTSE 350 companies’ lowest earners.

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Pay freezes almost double thanks to coronavirus caution

25 Jun 2020

Many employers are cancelling or deferring their 2020 pay awards, while around one in 7 have introduced a pay freeze,...

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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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Reward and recognition? The future of pay after coronavirus

12 Jun 2020

We want to give key workers a pay rise, while an unprecedented quarter of the UK workforce has had the...

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Thousands of equal pay claims still received by tribunals each year

27 May 2020

An average of almost 29,000 equal pay complaints are received by employment tribunals in England and Wales per year as...

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One fifth plan redundancies this summer despite furlough scheme

18 May 2020

Coronavirus uncertainty has caused a significant downturn in hiring intentions, an increase in planned redundancies and the likelihood of paltry...

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Pay freezes and tax rises may be needed to pay for coronavirus support

13 May 2020

A two-year public sector pay freeze, an increase in income tax and end to the triple lock on state pensions...

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Furlough in action: BDO, Renault, Paddy Power, Hogan Lovells and more

17 Apr 2020

Employers are putting thousands of staff on furlough to reduce their costs and seek to protect their employment  during a...

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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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Amazon hires 100,000 workers to deal with demand

17 Mar 2020

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers in the US to deal with a surge in online sales...

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How rewarding staff in small firms need not be costly

10 Mar 2020

When it comes to rewarding employees, most people automatically think of financial incentives: high salaries, bonuses and generous pension schemes....

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University staff begin 14-day strike in long-running pay and pensions dispute

20 Feb 2020

Staff at 74 universities have begun 14 days of strikes, the latest wave of industrial action over changes to pensions...

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Pay settlements drop to 14-month low

20 Feb 2020

Pay awards fell to a 14-month low as inflation dropped in the latter months of last year.
According to analysis...

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