Pay settlements

What does the future hold for the ‘London weighting’?

There has been something of an exodus of people moving outside the capital and other major conurbations. What does this mean for regional pay allowances?

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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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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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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NHS England chief executive: ‘Staff promised more than 1% pay rise’

10 Mar 2021

NHS staff in England were expecting a 2.1% pay increase in April, rather than the 1% proposed by the government.

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Proposed 1% pay rise for NHS ‘the worst kind of insult’

5 Mar 2021

The governent has recommended a 1% pay increase for NHS staff in a report to the health service's Pay Review Body.

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Pay awards dip to lowest level since last summer

18 Feb 2021

Pay rises have fallen to their lowest level since summer 2020, according to data analysis from XpertHR. 
According to its...

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Law firms award bonuses over salary increases

15 Feb 2021

Law firms have been rewarding staff with regular or ‘spot’ bonuses to make up for pay cuts or freezes made when the Covid-19 pandemic first hit.

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Typical pay awards could fall to 1%

21 Jan 2021

Annual pay awards have steadied at a median of 2% in the three months to the end of December 2020...

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Morrisons £10 an hour pay deal is first for UK supermarket

13 Jan 2021

Supermarket chain Morrisons has promised to pay staff a minimum of £10 an hour in a new pay deal that...

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FTSE 100 CEOs earn average annual wage in just 34 hours

6 Jan 2021

The median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings will surpass that of the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the...

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Employers flouted minimum wage rules to tune of £6.7m

4 Jan 2021

Household names such as Tesco, Pizza Hut and Superdrug are among 139 firms that have breached minimum wage rules, according to the government.

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Public sector pay freeze will hit those already earning less

22 Dec 2020

Public sector workers hit by a pay freeze are already paid less than their counterparts in private sector employers, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation.

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