A new report reveals ‘Liz’ is the highest salaried female first name, but there are 317 male names ahead of her. The research, conducted through Adzuna’s ValueMyCV* algorithm has exposed the average earning potential of male and female individuals and shows first names can significantly impact earning potential.
Published: 16 November 2018
Almost half (46 percent) of organisations who are taking steps to reduce the gender pay gap are actively promoting women into senior roles. The conversation around gender pay inequality in the workplace has led to 40 percent of working women saying they’d likely quit if they found out a male colleague in the same role was being paid more.
Published: 13 November 2018
Undoing the progress made last year, over a fifth (22 percent) of UK jobs currently pay below the real Living Wage*, which represents an increase of 1.2 million jobs since 2012, KPMG analysis reveals. Last year’s report saw the number of jobs paying below the Living Wage slightly down on the preceding year, hinting at some progress.
Published: 4 November 2018
Money is more important to the UK’s workforce than other European countries, according to new research from ADP, which reveals that more than half (62 percent) of UK employees say payment is the primary reason they come to work. This compares to an average of 49 percent across other European countries.
Published: 1 September 2018
Recently, we learnt that more than one in three senior DIT civil servants received performance-related bonus of up to £15,000 each (with an average pay out of £9,600). While on the other, three unions representing the rank-and-file of 200,000 public employees sought a judicial review over the government’s failure to consult staff on pay levels.
Published: 20 August 2018
One in two businesses (50 percent) are set to grant staff pay rises of over 2 percent in the next year, according to a new survey by leading business organisation British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and online recruitment company Indeed.
Published: 11 August 2018
Predictions for a change in shape of the pay and reward landscape – with good news on the horizon for more employees due to the push in closing the gender gap. With gender pay reporting well underway and proposed measures to scrutinise executive salaries, the push to promote an ethical approach to rewarding staff is gaining momentum.
Published: 28 July 2018
According to a new survey, gender pay equality is becoming a more important factor for three in five UK employers (58 percent) when making individual base pay decisions. Half of UK employers (51 percent) said they had recently checked their pay arrangements to ensure they are meeting equal pay obligations and almost a third (29 percent) are planning to do so.
Published: 14 July 2018
Almost half of employees rate enjoyment or good colleagues as the most significant aspect of their job, according to new research from the global job site, Indeed. The vast majority of workers in the UK are not motivated primarily by how much they are paid, according to surprising research conducted by job site, Indeed.
Published: 13 May 2018
Survey results show that private-sector employers expect to give employees a 2.5% pay rise over the coming year. Survey results show that private-sector employers expect to give employees a 2.5% pay rise over the coming year. This compares with the 2% median increase given over the past 12 months, and is more optimistic than employers were predicting six months ago.
Published: 2 April 2018