Pay & benefits

Mayors launch campaign for self-isolation ‘wages’

Time Out to Help Out campaign aimed at ensuring employees are paid their full normal wage if they are requested to self-isolate and are unable to work from home.

Top 10 HR Questions July 2020: Redundancy and furlough

Coronavirus has had a huge impact on the economy and as funding through the furlough scheme is gradually withdrawn, many...

Hiring continues to fall but pace slows

The rate of decline in recruitment activity is slowing, starting salaries are falling and worker availability is on the up as the Bank of England cuts the severity of its forecasts for the UK economy.

Short-term executive pay cuts won’t solve high pay culture

Temporary pay cuts taken by chief executives during the coronavirus pandemic won’t solve excessive pay and bonus culture, according to...

London top for wealth and productivity but wage gap narrows

Productivity and earnings are at least a third higher in some areas of London than the UK average, although the gap in earnings and wage growth is narrowing.

How PR is the missing link in recruitment media

Black Lives Matter, gender diversity, workplace culture. The way employers communicate about these issues matters more than ever. James Clench,...

Coronavirus and travel: seven questions about quarantine

On Saturday, the government announced that anyone returning from Spain, including the Balearics and Canaries, must self-isolate on their return...

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