Pay awards in the first quarter of 2017 remained subdued, but what does our preview of April pay settlements reveal?
Companies that want to employ people on zero hours contracts could face a hike in the minimum wage rate, the author of a review into modern working practices has proposed.
New Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Ruth Thomas, senior consultant for reward specialist Curo Compensation, asks whether the new police chief is setting a good example or exacerbating gender pay inequality.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced a "real living wage" rate of £10 from 2020, far outstripping the Government's national living wage of £7.50 per hour, if Labour wins the next general election.
Updated to include details of the national minimum wage rates, effective from 1 April 2018.
Workers will be represented on remuneration committees and employers will have to publish the ratio between executive and median pay, if MPs on an influential select committee get their way.
Updated to reflect that the new rules on off-payroll working in the public sector (known as IR35) are in force from 6 April 2017.
Updated to include the changes to the lower and upper levels of the qualifying earnings band for pensions auto-enrolment, in force from 6 April 2017.
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