All items: Pay and benefits

  • How Marks & Spencer mastered pensions auto-enrolment

    1 April 2013

    As one of the UK's largest employers, Marks & Spencer (M&S) was among the first companies to face auto-enrolment. Occupational Pensions looks at how it came up with - and implemented - a new pension arrangement that achieved the company's objectives and suited its diverse workforce.

  • Introducing a competency-based pay and grading structure at the Scout Association

    11 May 2012

    Clear aims and strict adherence to timeframes enabled the Scout Association to implement a total review of pay and benefits within one year.

  • How Rentokil Initial introduced global grading

    13 April 2012

    The development of a global grading structure at Rentokil Initial was key to its global approach to reward. XpertHR looks at why and how the programme was undertaken, and how the structure is being used to benefit the organisation.

  • How Dounreay Site Restoration introduced a new performance-related pay scheme

    2 December 2011

    As part of a new broadbanded pay and grading structure, nuclear decommissioning company Dounreay Site Restoration has revised its performance-related pay system to ensure a clear focus on rewarding individual contribution.

  • Strategic reward at Senergy

    23 September 2011

    Energy services company Senergy has reshaped its rewards programme, putting greater emphasis on linking business objectives to employee benefits.

  • Implementing market-related pay at the Principality Building Society

    4 March 2011

    The Principality Building Society introduced a market- and performance-related pay and grading structure following a comprehensive job evaluation exercise. This case study looks at how this was implemented

  • Roche Products: using flex to align benefits

    17 December 2010

    Our recent survey of benefits and allowances looked at what benefits are offered by employers and how they are delivered. Here, Roche Products tells XpertHR how it went about building up its flexible benefits (flex) offering.

  • Pay harmony on single status at Newcastle City Council

    17 December 2010

    It has taken a decade for an equality-proofed pay and grading structure to be negotiated and implemented at Newcastle City Council, but both the employer and union are proud of it.

  • Energy provider focuses on family-friendly flexible benefits

    9 July 2010

    E.ON has re-packaged its employee benefits into a flexible benefit scheme and taken steps to maximise the take-up of family-friendly benefits, particularly childcare vouchers.

  • Unison's equality-proofed pay and grading structure

    5 October 2009

    Following the creation of Unison in 1993 and the legacy of five different sets of terms and conditions, the union set about equality-proofing its pay structure for staff, and harmonising terms and conditions. This case study charts the obstacles that were overcome and details the new pay structure.

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