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  • Date:
    21 May 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay awards: 21 May 2020

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

  • Date:
    21 May 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    HR and coronavirus survey: The return to work begins

    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.

  • Date:
    20 May 2020
    Type:
    News

    Proposed delay to IR35 fails to gain support

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

  • Date:
    12 May 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Eight steps to consider when changing your DC pension

    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.

  • Date:
    12 May 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Furlough: What counts as pensionable salary?

    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.

  • Date:
    7 May 2020
    Type:
    News

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

    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.

  • Date:
    29 April 2020
    Type:
    News

    Coronavirus: Watchdog warns against DB to DC pension transfers

    Savers looking to move from a defined benefit (DB) to a defined contribution (DC) pension during the Covid-19 crisis are to be warned against it in a letter from regulators.

  • Date:
    28 April 2020
    Type:
    News

    House of Lords: IR35 'riddled with problems'

    The IR35 rules are 'riddled with problems, unfairnesses, and unintended consequences', according to a House of Lords committee looking into the impact of off-payroll working reforms.

  • Date:
    23 April 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay trends April 2020: First signs of coronavirus affecting pay awards

    A further recovery sees pay awards reach their highest level this year in March, but this may all be turned on its head as organisations with April settlement dates review how to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Date:
    23 April 2020
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay awards: 23 April 2020

    This table summarises the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.