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Pay and benefits

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  • Type:
    Consultations

    Low Pay Commission consults on national minimum wage

    The Low Pay Commission seeks evidence on the national living wage and the national minimum wage, to help inform its recommendations to the Government on rates to apply from 2022.

  • Date:
    24 March 2021
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Webinar: Reward strategy actions for 2021

    Duncan Brown, independent government and employer adviser, and researcher on reward management issues, discusses the need for change in prevailing UK reward models, and shows how organisations can begin to build back better and fairer reward strategies.

  • Type:
    Indicators

    Average earnings

    Updated to include official earnings data from the ONS for January 2021, and forecasts from XpertHR. The next ONS release date is 20 April 2021.

  • Date:
    19 March 2021
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sleep-in care workers not entitled to national minimum wage while asleep, rules Supreme Court

    In Tomlinson-Blake v Royal Mencap Society; Shannon v Rampersad and another (t/a Clifton House Residential Home), the Supreme Court dismissed both appeals and ruled that sleep-in care workers are entitled to be paid the national minimum wage only when they are awake for the purposes of working, not when they are sleeping.

  • Date:
    18 March 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay trends March 2021: Pay awards remain muted

    Pay awards are holding steady in the early months of 2021, but pay freezes continue to dominate.

  • Date:
    18 March 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay forecasts for 2021

    This summary report covers key findings from the 2021 XpertHR survey on pay and forecasts and reward planning.

  • Date:
    18 March 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Reward planning and priorities: XpertHR survey 2021

    Many organisations had to make quick decisions on reward last year - around subjects such as pay reviews, bonus payments and employee benefits - to fit with rapidly changing and unprecedented circumstances. We look at which of these challenges remain in 2021.

  • Date:
    18 March 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay awards: 18 March 2021

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

  • Date:
    18 March 2021
    Type:
    News

    Four in 10 firms unprepared for IR35

    Nearly four in 10 (38%) mid-sized organisations are not prepared for the introduction of IR35 off-payroll working changes, with just under three weeks to go until they take effect.

  • Type:
    Indicators

    Pay awards

    Updated to include the XpertHR pay settlement data for the three months to the end of February 2021. XpertHR will publish the next pay figures on 22 April 2021.