Pay & benefits

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Top 10 HR questions April 2021: Vaccination and data protection

Questions on Covid-19 vaccination dominate this month's list, alongside IR35, right-to-work checks and the relationship between holiday pay and overtime.

Low-income staff on share schemes £11k wealthier

Analysis by the Social Market Foundation finds low-income workers with shares in the firm they work for can have almost £11,000 more in assets.

FTSE 100 re-ranked for best employee benefits

A new league table that re-ranks the FTSE 100 in terms of the employee benefits they offer, as rated by...

Bank holidays: six things employers need to know

Updated guidance in light of how employers should handle bank holidays for furloughed staff, and an additional public holiday in 2022 for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Boohoo may link bosses’ bonuses to ESG improvements

Online retailer criticised for poor working practices in its supply chain looks to shake up executive bonuses.

Ireland must rethink its approach to the gig economy

Dublin's binary approach to the gig economy has created a zero-sum game for platform operators and contractors. It's time for a rethink.

What will hybrid wellbeing initiatives look like?

Reward and recognition schemes will have a key part to play in helping employees feel valued as we emerge from lockdown.

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