Pay settlements

Pay awards ahead of RPI for first time since 2016

Pay awards reached a 10-year high in the three months to the end of January, according to analysis by XpertHR,...

Pay award expectations at record high

18 Feb 2019

Pay award expectations in the private sector have increased to 2.5% after years where 2% has been the norm, as employers plan to increase salaries to attract talent.

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Thirtysomething workers’ pay most affected by financial crisis

4 Feb 2019

Workers in their 30s are still feeling the effect of the financial crisis on their pay packets, with typical pay...

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Pay awards for 2019 moving in a “very positive direction”

24 Jan 2019

Pay awards could be set to rise despite uncertainty over Brexit, according to analysis from XpertHR.
While the headline measure...

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Pay awards drop to pre-2018 levels

20 Dec 2018

Pay awards have fallen back to the level they were at a year ago, after almost 12 months where they...

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‘Wages worth third less in some areas than decade ago’: TUC

14 Dec 2018

The TUC has found that the average worker has lost £11,800 in real earnings since 2008

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Foreign Office faces Brexit recruitment challenge

28 Nov 2018

MPs have urged the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to ensure it has the skills needed for diplomacy after Brexit, by...

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Average pay awards drop to 2.3% in autumn

22 Nov 2018

There was a slight dip in the median basic pay award in the three months to the end of October,...

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Wage growth will slow down in 2019 as Brexit bites

25 Oct 2018

Private sector employers expect to see slower wage growth in 2019, according to analysis from XpertHR.

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Public sector workers could face variable pay rises

23 Oct 2018

Public sector workers could have wage increases based on their performance or where in the country they work, the chancellor...

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Pay growth at highest rate for almost 10 years

16 Oct 2018

Wage growth in the UK is at its highest in almost 10 years, according to the Office for National Statistics....

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Police Federation takes legal action over ‘derisory’ pay offer

5 Oct 2018

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) is set to launch legal action over what it has called the...

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Hospitality workers strike over pay and union recognition

4 Oct 2018

Workers at McDonald’s, TGI Fridays, JD Wetherspoon, Deliveroo and Uber Eats are staging a 24-hour walk out today, in separate...

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Average pay awards for 2017-18 pay bargaining revealed

27 Sep 2018

The pay bargaining year has ended with pay awards averaging at 2.5%, despite a slight dip in the three months...

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Pay awards fall to 2.3% in three months to July

23 Aug 2018

Pay awards in the three months to July dropped slightly to 2.3%, but still remained higher than the amount recorded...

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