Pay settlements

Real pay growth in Europe lagging far behind Asia

Real salary growth across Europe is expected to slow in 2020, with wage increases lagging far behind pay awards seen...

University staff to strike over pensions, pay and working conditions

6 Nov 2019

University lecturers and support staff at 60 universities are to strike for eight days in two separate disputes over pensions,...

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General election halts minimum wage announcement

31 Oct 2019

The timing of the general election may present real problems for employers with a 1 January pay review date.
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XpertHR: Pay awards will be lower in 2020

24 Oct 2019

Wage growth is expected to slow in the year ahead, according to the latest research from XpertHR.
While pay awards...

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Improve collective bargaining or face Victorian conditions: TUC

5 Sep 2019

UK workers risk being subjected to 19th-century working conditions if the balance of power is not reset between employers and their staff.

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New teachers to receive £6,000 boost to attract the ‘best’

2 Sep 2019

Starting salaries for teachers will reach as much as £30,000 by the 2022-23 academic year under a range of plans announced today.

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Pay awards hit 10-year high

22 Aug 2019

Pay awards reached their highest level in a decade at 2.6%, but it may be too soon to say whether...

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Wage growth fastest in 11 years

13 Aug 2019

Wages are growing at their fastest rate for 11 years, according to official figures released today. Unemployment increased slightly and the number of vacancies fell for the sixth consecutive time.

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Pay awards set to remain stable over summer

25 Jul 2019

Pay awards remained stable at 2.5% during the second quarter of 2019, according to the latest data from XpertHR.
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Public sector pay rises will come from existing budgets

22 Jul 2019

The austerity belt has been further loosened with the announcement of public sector pay rises above the rate of inflation, the largest in six years.

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Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years

19 Jul 2019

Teachers and police officers will receive the biggest pay rises in six years, the government will announce next week

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Heathrow faces summer disruption as workers vote to strike

12 Jul 2019

Heathrow airport could be shut down for several days this summer because of strike action by more than 4,000 workers.

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ONS-productivity

Waning productivity costs staff £5,000 over past decade

5 Jul 2019

Workers have lost out on just over £5,000 in wages because of poor productivity growth over the last decade, new...

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Junior doctors’ pay to increase after accepting new contract

27 Jun 2019

NHS junior doctors have accepted a deal which will see annual pay increases of 2% for four years, ending the...

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Pay awards stable below inflation

Pay awards stand firm at sub-inflation 2.5%

20 Jun 2019

Employers awarded a median 2.5% annual pay rise to staff in the three months to the end of May, according...

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