Pay & benefits


The 10 most important employment law cases in 2017

The last year has been a very significant one for employment case law. Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most...

Only half of those working overtime received a premium for it, claims the Resolution FoundationMonkey Business Images/REX/Shutterstock

UK needs to rethink overtime, claims the Resolution Foundation

One in 10 workers did paid overtime in the UK in the past year but only a fifth received “time...

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Winter weather and work: five common employer queries

With large parts of the UK having experienced heavy snowfall, we answer five common questions from employers on the workplace...

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Primark and Sports Direct top minimum wage underpayment ranking

Budget fashion retailers Primark and Sports Direct have topped the latest list of employers to be named and shamed by...

Hugo Boss at New York Fashion Week. In the UK the company changed its gender pay gap submission from a mean of 0% to 33% after an investigation by the FT. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

Some gender pay gap reporting “statistically improbable”

Companies submitting their gender pay gaps are getting their sums wrong and providing statistically impossible numbers, according to an equal...


Top 10 HR questions November 2017: Gender pay gap reporting looms large

Employers have just under five months left to publish their gender pay gap reports. Most employers covered by the gender...


Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive...

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