As Christmas party season get underway, it’s a time for letting our hair down, decompressing and celebrating progress. But a study published today by the Institute of Leadership and Management reveals team leaders and managers are under great pressure to make the festive party a workplace team success.
Published: 24 December 2017
The annual Marketing Rewards Survey of pay and benefits in the Marketing Sector, surveyed 284 organisations with 1,515 job roles, across 26 different sectors. The survey found that 17 percent of public sector marketers had a pay freeze, which was well below comparable roles in the private sector and well behind the top sector - manufacturing at 61 percent.
Published: 15 December 2017
Women make up nearly two thirds (62 percent) of workers currently struggling to make ends meet on less than the real Living Wage. This amounts to 3.4 million women compared to 2.1 million men. Nearly 1/3 of all UK working women (26 percent) are still earning less than the Living Wage, compared to just 16 percent of all working men.
Published: 19 November 2017
According to internal data from an online services marketplace, women competing for jobs in industries like plumbing, photography, and personal training are paid at the same rate as their male counterparts, with women earning more in some cases.
Published: 18 November 2017
Following a recent employment appeal tribunal decision, workers whose shifts include a sleep over (while on duty) must be paid at least the minimum wage for the entire period they are at work. Previously most organisations argued that such shifts were not subject to national minimum wage legislation.
Published: 14 November 2017
"The new Living Wage rates announced today will bring relief for thousands of Scottish workers being squeezed by stagnant wages and rising inflation. It's thanks to the leadership of employers across Scotland who are committed to paying all their staff, including cleaners and security staff, a real Living Wage.
Published: 13 November 2017
Women make up just 19 percent of senior executives in financial services. Slow progress compared with 28 percent women on boards of the UK’s five biggest banks
Published: 20 September 2017
The ongoing fall in real wages continues to undermine what is a very positive picture on employment. Ian Brinkley, Acting Chief Economist at the CIPD.
Published: 17 September 2017
Robbing Peter to pay Paul, raiding already stretched departmental budgets shows Theresa May is living in a fantasy land. GMB, the union for public sector workers,says today’s announcement the pay cap will be lifted for some public sector workers is nothing but smoke and mirror politics. From Rehana Azam, GMB National Secretary - Public Services.
Published: 15 September 2017
Devil will be in the detail – all public sector workers must receive proper pay rises, says union. Comment Rehana Azam, GMB National Secretary GMB.
Published: 6 September 2017