Pay & benefits by Hannah Vickery 1 Nov 2013 Latest News Employee relations Industrial action / strikes BT workers vote for strike action over pay by Adam McCulloch 1 Jul 2022 BT workers vote to take strike action as TUC hails rush to join unions. NHS Local authorities Latest News Pay all care workers a £10.50 hourly minimum wage, urge NHS leaders by Adam McCulloch 30 Jun 2022 NHS leaders have urged the government to implement a national care worker minimum wage of £10.50 an hour with immediate effect as the service struggles to retain staff. NHS Latest News Employee relations Postal workers and doctors threaten strikes over pay by Ashleigh Webber 28 Jun 2022 A union representing Royal Mail staff presses for an “inflation-based” pay award and a doctors' union demands a 30% pay increase. Settlement agreements Collective bargaining Latest News Heathrow-based cabin crew set for 18% pay rise by Ashleigh Webber 28 Jun 2022 Outsourced cabin crew who work on a contract with SAS Connect are to recieve a pay rise well in excess of the current rate of inflation. Gender pay gap Gender Unconscious bias Gender pay gap ‘won’t close until 2151’ by Ashleigh Webber 27 Jun 2022 Analysis of UK gender pay gap data shows the rate of progress has been slow since the legislation was introduced in 2017. Fit for Work Sickness absence management Wellbeing and health promotion Lack of sick pay forcing two-thirds to work while sick, TUC warns by Nic Paton 27 Jun 2022 Nearly two-thirds of workers (65%) who were off sick in the past 12 months pushed through their illness and carried on working, according to a poll. Financial services Living wage Latest News PwC to award inflation-busting pay increase by Ashleigh Webber 27 Jun 2022 PwC has announced its most siginificant pay rise in a decade, with some employees' pay set to increase by more than 9%. View more Pensions Auto-enrolment Latest News Pensions Gender pensions gap: women’s retirement pot less than half of men’s by Jo Faragher 24 Jun 2022 The gender pensions gap reaches 55% by the time a woman retires, according to analysis from insurer Legal & General. Latest News Pay & benefits Pay settlements BBC awards pay increase as pension scheme review launched by Ashleigh Webber 12 May 2022 The BBC has announced a pay increase and a review of its pension schemes, the latter of which have seen contributions surge to £182m annually. Gender pay gap Gender Latest News Gender pensions gap: half of women expect to work past retirement age by Ashleigh Webber 9 May 2022 A survey by Working Wise highlights the impact career breaks and part-time working have on the gender pensions gap. View more Minimum wage NHS Local authorities Latest News Pay all care workers a £10.50 hourly minimum wage, urge NHS leaders by Adam McCulloch 30 Jun 2022 NHS leaders have urged the government to implement a national care worker minimum wage of £10.50 an hour with immediate effect as the service struggles to retain staff. Gender pay gap National living wage Ethnicity pay gap Six findings from the national living wage review by Ashleigh Webber 22 Jun 2022 The national living wage review has found that while wages increased, household income for those in low-paid roles has not. Gig economy Collective bargaining Latest News Bolt drivers strike as union launches workers’ rights tribunal by Ashleigh Webber 15 Jun 2022 Bolt drivers' worker status is set to be challenged at an employment tribunal. View more Equal pay USA Gender North America Google to pay $118m to settle equal pay lawsuit in US by Ashleigh Webber 15 Jun 2022 Google is to pay $118 million (£97.7m) to settle an equal pay lawsuit covering thousands of female employees in the US. Gender pay gap Latest News Benefits Twice as many men as women hold company share options by Adam McCulloch 3 May 2022 Share option gulf underlines failure of gender pay gap to close in UK. Gender Unconscious bias Equality, diversity and inclusion Ban salary history questions: Andrew Bazeley talks to Oven-Ready HR by Chris Taylor 18 Mar 2022 The Fawcett Society's Andrew Bazeley talks to Chris Taylor about why salary history questions should be banned in the recruitment process View more Benefits Tax Company cars Latest News ‘Ministers must increase employee mileage rates’ as costs soar by Adam McCulloch 23 Jun 2022 Government should increase the car mileage allowance that employees can claim when using their own vehicles for business travel. Four-day week Latest News Benefits Does a four day week work? Charlotte Lockhart speaks to Oven-Ready HR by Chris Taylor 1 Jun 2022 Charlotte Lockhart, co-founder of 4 Day Week Global speaks to Chris Taylor about this new way of working. Four-day week Working from home Gender Lack of flexibility pushes half of women to consider leaving job by Ashleigh Webber 16 May 2022 More than half of women say a lack of flexibility at work has pushed them to leave or consider leaving a job, according to LinkedIn research. View more Share 1 comment Leaders must change the culture on mental health at work – workplaceobserver 14 Apr 2017 - 1:49 pm […] Pay & benefits […] Comments are closed.