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Pay awards overtaken by inflation

The recent jump in the retail prices index (RPI) to 3% means that pay awards are falling slightly behind inflation,...

Court of Appeal to hear unlawful inducements case

22 May 2019

An employer that was found to have breached trade union regulations by directly approaching workers with a pay deal and...

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RMT union secures two-year pay deal with Network Rail

22 May 2019

The RMT Union has won an above-inflation pay deal with Network Rail and has written to the track and infrastructure...

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Two in five employers train existing staff to fill jobs

13 May 2019

Forty-three per cent of employers are upskilling existing staff to plug hard-to-fill vacancies and a similar proportion (41%) say it has become more difficult to recruit in the past year.

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Pay awards edge above inflation in wages boost

25 Apr 2019

Pay awards have edged just above inflation, with the median basic pay award in the three months to March at...

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Pay awards will remain stable at 2.5% for 2019

21 Mar 2019

Employers predict that pay awards for 2019 will remain at the same level as in 2018, according to analysis by...

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Pay awards ahead of RPI for first time since 2016

21 Feb 2019

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

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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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