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Pay and benefits

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  • Pay awards: Chemicals, pharmaceuticals and oil

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include the details of five new pay awards across the sector.

  • Pay awards: Facilities, security and support services

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include the details of two new pay awards across the sector.

  • Pay trends May 2020: Private sector leads a fall in pay awards

    Date:
    21 May 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's first full analysis including pay settlements effective in April sees the headline pay award drop to its lowest level this year, with the private sector particularly weak.

  • Pay awards: 21 May 2020

    Date:
    21 May 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    A table that summarises the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.

  • HR and coronavirus survey: The return to work begins

    Date:
    21 May 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Two months after the UK went into coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown, workplaces in England are beginning to reopen. We asked HR practitioners about the issues facing them.

  • Proposed delay to IR35 fails to gain support

    Date:
    20 May 2020
    Type:
    News

    A proposed delay to the extension of IR35 rules to the private sector has failed to gain support in parliament.

  • Take part in our benefits and allowances survey

    Date:
    13 May 2020
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Take part in XpertHR's annual research into benefits and allowances provision to tell us about already established or agreed benefits and allowances, and also any changes your organisation has made to employees' benefits and allowances in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Eight steps to consider when changing your DC pension

    Date:
    12 May 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Changing the defined contribution (DC) pension scheme might be something organisations are considering in the context of furlough or simply in the course of your ordinary business. Done well, change exercises can be a great opportunity to educate and engage employees about pension benefits. Helen Rowan identifies eight practical steps that HR teams should consider to make the pension change a success.

  • Furlough: What counts as pensionable salary?

    Date:
    12 May 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With almost a quarter of roles in the UK now accessing the Government's furlough scheme, many employers have raised questions around salary sacrifice and pensions contributions. Rachel Meadows outlines the additional costs and risks organisations could face.

  • Low Pay Commission: "Improve awareness of how apprentices should be paid"

    Date:
    7 May 2020
    Type:
    News

    The Government should improve communications around how apprentices should be paid, after it emerged that as many as one in three in some age groups are underpaid - often because of confusion around which rate they should be on.