Shift pay

Judgment in ‘sleep-in’ wages case expected Friday

The Supreme Court will on Friday hand down its decision as to whether workers who ‘sleep in’ as part of their shift are entitled to the national minimum wage for the duration of their shift.

Employers ‘missing a trick’ on awareness of rights during pandemic

12 Feb 2021

Employers could do more to make working parents aware of their rights to leave and financial support during the pandemic, a study has claimed.

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Rolls-Royce to suspend aero engine production

8 Feb 2021

Summer shutdown will see employees lose two weeks’ pay spread across the year.

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Pay rise budgets axed as employers slash costs

9 Jul 2020

Insurance, banking and financial services among sectors where pay and conditions are least affected by Covid-19 pandemic.

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Chancellor announces grants to cover 80% of wages

20 Mar 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak claims his economic plan in response to the coronavirus outbreak is one of the most comprehensive in the world.

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Older workers drive growth in night work

26 Oct 2019

Nearly one million workers aged over 50 are now working through the night with night working at its highest level since records began.

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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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Healthcare provider charges workers for calling in sick

3 Jan 2019

A healthcare provider that employs 7,000 staff has been imposing a £50 charge on employees who call in sick without...

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People who move between jobs benefit from higher pay

2 Aug 2018

Research published by think-tank the Resolution Foundation has suggested that although pay growth remains weak in the UK, those who do not stay long with one employer can increase their income substantially

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Care workers not entitled to minimum wage when sleeping

13 Jul 2018

Care workers who sleep overnight at a client’s home are not entitled to the national minimum wage while they are...

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UK needs to rethink overtime, claims the Resolution Foundation

12 Dec 2017

One in 10 workers did paid overtime in the UK in the past year but only a fifth received “time...

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Health secretary confirms agency staff pay caps

14 Oct 2015

A cap on charges for agency staff in the NHS will be introduced over the next three years, health secretary...

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Overtime, incentive pay and shift pay are in decline

14 Oct 2003

Overtime, incentive pay and shift pay now account for an increasingly small proportion of overall pay packets, according to the...

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