Pay & benefits

IR35: HMRC’s defence of status tool is like ‘climate change denial’

Campaigners have accused HM Revenue & Customs of acting in a manner “akin to climate change denial” in its defence...

Academic staff suffer ‘epidemic’ of poor mental health

There is an “epidemic” of poor mental health among higher education staff, according to Freedom of Information requests gathered from...

Pay awards overtaken by inflation

The recent jump in the retail prices index (RPI) to 3% means that pay awards are falling slightly behind inflation,...

Court of Appeal to hear unlawful inducements case

An employer that was found to have breached trade union regulations by directly approaching workers with a pay deal and...

RMT union secures two-year pay deal with Network Rail

The RMT Union has won an above-inflation pay deal with Network Rail and has written to the track and infrastructure...


Outsourced government workers strike over pay

Outsourced workers at two government departments are striking over low pay and changes to pay cycles which a union has...

Missing gender pay gap data: 47 organisations named and shamed

Forty-seven organisations that have failed to report their latest gender pay gap deadlines have been named by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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