All items: Pay and benefits

  • Christmas arrangements

    Date:
    7 December 2016

    We round up our resources that will help employers ensure that the Christmas period goes smoothly and manage issues relating to staff behaviour at the office party, lateness or non-attendance at work, refusal to work overtime, competing holiday requests and payment of bonuses.

  • Gender pay gap reporting

    Date:
    6 December 2016

    Regulations requiring employers with 250 or more employees to publish information on their gender pay gap are expected to come into force on 6 April 2017.

  • Take part in our reward priorities survey

    Date:
    28 November 2016

    XpertHR would like to invite you to take part in our survey on what organisations are prioritising in the reward field over the next year, and how they are preparing for gender pay gap reporting.

  • Podcast: Guidance on pensions auto-enrolment

    Date:
    18 November 2016

    We explain employers' obligations under the pensions auto-enrolment requirements and discuss some practical tips to help employers comply with those requirements.

  • Forthcoming podcast: pensions auto-enrolment

    Date:
    15 November 2016

    Our upcoming podcast will explain employers' obligations in relation to pensions auto-enrolment and look at potential future developments.

  • What is the difference between gender pay and equal pay?

    Date:
    10 November 2016

    Equal Pay Day, the day of the year on which women effectively stop earning money relative to men, falls on 10 November 2016. Laura Merrylees explains the difference between gender pay and equal pay.

  • Latest pay awards

    Date:
    10 November 2016

    A summary of the latest pay settlements recorded by XpertHR, including those at BBC Worldwide, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, HM Treasury, Scottish Water and Surrey County Council.

  • Government announces review of fit notes and statutory sick pay

    Date:
    2 November 2016

    The consultation will seek views on reforming sick pay, fit notes, and the Work Capability Assessment. It will also examine proposals including the introduction of a group committed to increasing employer engagement around disabled employment, and large-scale trials targeted at supporting disabled people and those with long-term health conditions back into work.

  • Living wage rate increases by nearly 4%

    Date:
    2 November 2016

    The Living Wage Foundation has recommended that the pay rate for employees in London rises 35p an hour to £9.75, while the rest of the UK should receive an increase to £8.45 an hour. Both rates are considerably higher than the national minimum wage of £7.20 for workers aged over 25.

  • Submit details of your organisation's latest pay settlement

    Date:
    1 September 2016

    XpertHR Pay and benefits collects information on UK pay settlements throughout the year in order to analyse and report on the very latest pay trends.

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