All items: Pay and benefits

  • Will gender pay gap reporting tackle the motherhood "pay penalty"?

    Date:
    20 February 2017

    Recent research shows that the gender pay gap has significantly reduced for younger workers, but that the gap remains wide once women become mothers. Ed Stacey, head of employment at PwC Legal, questions whether or not gender pay gap reporting will tackle the problem.

  • Bonus season: five mistakes employers can make

    Date:
    15 February 2017

    No matter who the employer is and how much scrutiny they are under, calculating bonuses can be problematic. We round up five employment law cases where the employer made a bonus mistake.

  • Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

    Date:
    14 February 2017

    New rules on gender pay gap reporting simply compel employers to publish details of their pay gap on an annual basis, taking action is merely voluntary. Gillian MacLellan, employment partner with law firm CMS, looks at how employers can tackle their pay gap.

  • Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

    Date:
    25 January 2017

    Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not come into force until early 2017, employers may have to collect gender pay gap data from as early as April 2016. HR professionals can use this timeline to get ready for their reporting obligations.

  • Employment law cases 2017: seven decisions to look out for

    Date:
    15 December 2016

    We round up seven significant employment law decisions expected in 2017, with cases pending on employment status, equal pay, whistleblowing, employment tribunal fees and holiday pay.

  • Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.

  • Gender pay gap reporting: five things you need to know

    Date:
    6 December 2016

    A new duty requiring big employers to publish data on their gender pay gaps looks set to come into effect in April 2017 after revised draft Regulations were published by the Government.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2016

    Date:
    1 December 2016

    What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Autumn Statement: what next for salary sacrifice?

    Date:
    30 November 2016

    One of the key announcements in November's Autumn Statement was the removal of tax incentives on most salary-sacrifice schemes. So what should employers do now?

  • Gender pay gap and equal pay: what's the difference?

    Date:
    10 November 2016

    Gender pay and equal pay are frequently confused. However, there are key differences between the two and employers need to be aware of their obligations in relation to both.

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