Pay settlements

Pay growth likely to slow in 2020

Employers are being cautious with their pay awards, with a slight dip recorded at the end of 2019 and into...

BBC presenter Sarah Montague wins £400k equal pay settlement

20 Jan 2020

Radio presenter Sarah Montague has won a £400,000 equal pay settlement after the BBC admitted it had underpaid her for...

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Health workers’ unions suspend strikes in Northern Ireland

17 Jan 2020

New NI minister of health secures funding for pay parity with NHS England.

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Workers afraid to discuss pay because of secrecy clauses

15 Jan 2020

Almost a fifth of workers don’t talk about their pay at work because they are not allowed, according to research...

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Six employment law cases that will shape 2020

14 Jan 2020

We look at six important employment law cases that will get the headlines in 2020, covering significant issues such as...

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Executive pay ratio reporting an ‘opportunity’ to win employees’ trust

6 Jan 2020

Employers have been warned not to treat a new measure to encourage fair pay practices as a “tick-box” exercise and...

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More employees will look for new jobs in 2020

6 Jan 2020

More than half of workers could be on the move to a new employer this year – up 8% on...

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Pay awards end 2019 on a high

19 Dec 2019

Pay awards have reached a year-end high, according to the final survey of pay awards for this year from XpertHR....

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Thousands of Northern Ireland nurses strike over pay and resourcing

18 Dec 2019

Thousands of nurses in Northern Ireland have gone on strike over “unsafe” staffing levels and pay inequality with the rest...

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British Airways pilots accept new pay deal

17 Dec 2019

British Airways pilots have accepted a new pay deal, ending the dispute over pay and conditions that led to a...

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Northern Ireland health strike continues after pay offer rejected

6 Dec 2019

A fresh pay offer for health workers in Northern Ireland, who have been on strike for almost two weeks, has been rejected by unions.

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Only a third of staff think pay in their organisation is fair

3 Dec 2019

There is a stark contrast in the views of HR professionals and employees on pay fairness, according to a report...

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University staff begin eight-day strike over pay and pensions

25 Nov 2019

Today (25 November) marks the start of an eight-day strike by lecturers and other university staff over pay and pensions....

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Pay award levels increase to 2.8% in autumn months

21 Nov 2019

The average pay rise awarded to employees increased slightly in the three months to the end of October, according to...

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Union seeks pay rises for Capita’s O2 and Tesco Mobile staff

21 Nov 2019

Capita has been urged to increase pay for staff who work in its O2 and Tesco Mobile customer contact centres.

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