Pay & benefits

Pay awards for 2019 moving in a “very positive direction”

Pay awards
Forecasts for pay awards in 2018/19
How to use inflation statistics in pay setting

Pay awards could be...

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Outsourced Whitehall support workers to strike over low pay

Cleaners, receptionists and security guards at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

Government rejects call to lower gender pay gap reporting threshold

MPs have accused the government of being too “timid” to hold businesses to account for their gender pay gaps after...

Gender pay gap reporting 2019: Only half of employers are improving

With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo...

MPs want tougher reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay

More than two-thirds of MPs believe that reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay are a “good start”, but...

Flexible working

Flexible working has plateaued, study finds

The number of people using flexible working arrangements has flatlined since 2010, despite the right to request flexibility being extended...

Six employment law decisions that will shape 2019

Which employment law decisions will shape 2019? We outline six of the most significant cases in the pipeline – from...

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