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  • Review of pay awards 2016: finance

    Date:
    13 October 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Merit pay, a key characteristic of finance industry reward, ensures a healthy uplift for many employees.

  • Review of pay awards 2016: general manufacturing

    Date:
    13 October 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Wage settlements in the general manufacturing sector have remained broadly unchanged with the median pay award steady at 2%, replicating the situation a year ago.

  • Review of pay awards 2016: information and communication

    Date:
    13 October 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We again find that pay awards in the information and communication sector over the 2015/16 bargaining year are holding steady and are in line with the wider economy.

  • Review of pay awards 2016: not-for-profit - charities

    Date:
    13 October 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Charity sector pay fails to grow for second year running.

  • Review of pay awards 2016: not-for-profit - housing associations

    Date:
    13 October 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Predictions that government legislation such as the "right to buy" and reduced housing rents would subsequently hit pay have come to bear, as housing associations deliver the highest proportion of pay freezes across UK sectors analysed by XpertHR.

  • Review of pay awards 2016: basic pay awards

    Date:
    29 September 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our analysis of pay settlement trends looks at how employers have rewarded employees over the past year.

  • Podcast: Introduction to the gig economy

    Date:
    9 September 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss some recent gig economy employment tribunal claims and the risks faced by organisations that hire freelancers through web applications.

  • Date:
    2 August 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Do you engage employees, workers or self-employed contractors? We look at the rise of the gig economy and the latest court battle to establish employment status.

  • Gig economy

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Why HR should embrace the gig economy

    Date:
    19 July 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Acuity Coaching's Simon Coops feels the gig economy has been heralded by a host of emerging online platforms and HR should tap into the opportunities it offers for harnessing talent and competitive advantage.

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