Updated to include the latest headline pay data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2019, including the differences in earnings between the public and private sectors and median hourly pay and gender pay gap by sector. The next ONS release date is October 2020.
Updated to include the latest headline pay data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2019, including median hourly pay and gender pay gap by region. The next ONS release date is October 2020.
Updated to include a reference to the guidance by the EHRC on the use of confidentiality agreements where sexual harassment or any other form of discrimination has been alleged.
Pay award levels have moved up from the post-recession doldrums, but now seem to be stuck at a modest 2.5%. We look ahead to 2020 to assess the likelihood of a further increase in award levels.
In the three months to the end of September 2019 pay awards continue to hold steady despite the current economic and political climate.
HM Revenue and Customs has announced it will make changes to its Check Employment Status for Tax tool, which has been criticised by businesses and contractors alike for inaccuracy.
Recent decisions by major employers to bring all contractors onto payroll have ruffled feathers in the contractor community. Six months before IR35 legislation is extended to the private sector, do employers face a talent drain or can they still engage with a flexible, self-employed workforce without facing the wrath of HMRC? Jo Faragher investigates.
Revised to reflect that the redundancy pay calculator has been updated with the predicted maximum amount of a week’s pay effective from 6 April 2020.
There has been a downturn in settlement levels in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals and oil industry over the past 12 months, with the median basic pay rise slipping back from 2.7% in 2018 to 2.5% over the 12 months to the end of August 2019.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay and benefits.