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  • Pay and grading structures survey 2015

    Date:
    20 November 2015
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The 2015 survey of pay and grading structures looks at the type of structures in use and how they are designed.

  • How to introduce and review a pay and grading structure

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on introducing and reviewing a pay and grading structure, including single grade structures; narrow grade structures; broadbanding; job families; and career families.

  • Pay progression

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Grading structure

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Employers' use of competencies: XpertHR survey 2014

    Date:
    12 May 2014
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Latest research from XpertHR investigates the diverse ways in which competencies - that is, the skills, knowledge and behaviours possessed by employees - may be used to help drive high levels of organisational performance.

  • Whole job analysis

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Grade drift

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Rank order

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Pay harmony on single status at Newcastle City Council

    Date:
    17 December 2010
    Type:
    Case studies

    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.

  • Equal pay: The use of a length-of-service criterion was justified for a period of five years only

    Date:
    14 December 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Wilson v Health and Safety Executive [2009] EWCA Civ 1074 CA, the Court of Appeal agreed with the EAT that the ECJ decision in Cadman allows a tribunal to examine the practical application, as well as the adoption, of a length-of-service criterion in a pay scheme. However, the EAT had set the threshold for establishing the requisite "serious doubts" about the criterion too high. To challenge the particular use of such a criterion, "the employee only has to show that there is evidence from which, if established at trial, it can properly be found that the general rule" that such a criterion is appropriate "does not apply".

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