Pay structures

Reducing CEO pay ‘would fund significant pay rises for low earners’

Reducing top executives’ pay by 3% could fund a median pay rise of £2k for FTSE 350 companies’ lowest earners.

Pay freezes almost double thanks to coronavirus caution

25 Jun 2020

Many employers are cancelling or deferring their 2020 pay awards, while around one in 7 have introduced a pay freeze,...

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Pay premiums to reduce this year as recruiting difficulties ease

22 Jun 2020

Research finds that fewer companies will offer a premium to attract talent in the coming months and that HR is heavily involved in business continuity planning.

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Reward and recognition? The future of pay after coronavirus

12 Jun 2020

We want to give key workers a pay rise, while an unprecedented quarter of the UK workforce has had the...

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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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How Police Scotland transformed its pay and reward structure

2 Jan 2020

Six years after it was formed, Police Scotland completed a project that saw its 10 legacy pay scales and terms...

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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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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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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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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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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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Junior doctors to vote on four-year pay deal

11 Jun 2019

Junior doctors are to be balloted on whether to accept a four-year deal which will mean annual pay uplifts of...

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Half of staff support pay transparency to promote equality

3 Jun 2019

More than half (56%) of staff would be happy for pay information to be made publicly available in order to...

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