Pay & benefits

Parties to pledge support for employers at CBI

Political party leaders will speak to the CBI later today at its annual conference as they try to persuade the...

EU gender pay

Action on gender pay gap has accelerated across Europe

More action is taking place on pay equality in Europe compared with the US, according to a recent survey, although US firms are more proactive when it comes to sexual harassment.

HR most likely to be reaping automation benefits

HR professionals are more likely to be experiencing the benefits of automation in their roles than any other professional in...

Minimum wage pledges will benefit the wrong people

Increases in the national minimum wage pledged in the general election could be a “gamble” and will inadvertently benefit middle-...

Labour’s 2030 gender pay gap pledge ‘completely unrealistic’

Labour’s pledge to close the gender pay gap by 2030 if it wins power has been described as too ambitious....

Eight in 10 want right to know male colleagues’ salaries

Women should have the right to know if they’re being paid less than their male colleagues, according to research by...

What needs to change before we can close the gender pay gap

Headline-grabbing proposals can only take us so far. Cultural shifts and changes in shared leave, maternity and paternity benefits are needed before we can truly get to grips with the gender pay gap.

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