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In reward and remuneration, comply but also explain

Increasingly, issues of fairness and diversity have gained prominence on company board agendas. The deadline for the second year's gender pay gap reports has now passed.  Just over half of private companies reported gaps that are higher or the same as last year's. 

Article by: Paul Ellerman & Jemima Coleman | Published: 12 May 2019

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Reward: A guide to the new rules

A new deal for the future of work is a body of research that explores how, against a backdrop of seismic digital and human change, 70 leading organisations from a cross- section of industries are exploring alternatives to the traditional “give and get” style of reward in favour of agile business and work-centric approaches.

Article by: Anthony McNulty | Published: 7 April 2019

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Money as a Motivator – why it’s intrinsically meaningless

Modern psychology supports the increasingly widespread view that intrinsic human emotion and behaviour cannot be positively affected by monetary reward in any sustainable way. It’s a topic that The Beatles referenced as far back as 1964 in the song, Money Can’t Buy Me Love - and is something that can be extended to people motivation too.

Article by: Stuart Hearn | Published: 21 December 2018

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Why engagement is the biggest reward in HR

Today, work is defined by much more than what people actually do. It involves the how, where, when and, most importantly, why. Flexible working patterns, understanding of emotional and mental health and the increasingly blurred lines between man and machine are all posing questions around how employees are rewarded.

Article by: Sven Hultin | Published: 17 March 2018

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The impact of awards on recruitment – A signal to attract top-talent

What is a company without its employees?  The heart and soul of every great company is its people and the most successful organisations are those which recruit the right people.  People with passion, drive, and a shared sense of purpose. Recruitment can be the difference between success and failure. Between expanding or stagnating; being a leader or lagging behind.

Article by: City and Guilds Group | Published: 15 January 2018

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Perks of the job – what’s changing?

A number of key changes to workplace savings are due to come in that employers and employees should be aware of. Article by Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work.

Article by: Jonathan Watts-Lay | Published: 4 February 2017

The winter of our discontent

Whether it's a tick-box on an employee engagement survey or a simmering atmosphere of discontent in a highly-strung meeting, nothing, it seems, is more frustrating or disheartening than not being acknowledged or rewarded for achieving targets, or generally helping the employer to succeed.

Article by: Phil Underwood, Founder & Creative Director - Art of Enterprise | Published: 14 December 2016