New research reveals that UK freelancers and micro-business owners say that sick pay is the most valuable statutory pay benefit they could receive. Survey also reveals that 76 percent of the UK’s freelancers and micro-business owners have no provision in place for any kind of maternity leave, sick pay, holiday pay or redundancy pay.
Published: 2 July 2017
Average advertised salaries (£32,743) continue to show month-on-month growth of 0.2 percent, despite inflation taking its toll on disposable incomes, according to new research data . Comment Doug Monro, Founder - Adzuna.co.uk.
Published: 27 June 2017
Out of 4,000 employees surveyed, 44 percent had been paid late by their employers and 48 percent of those that had been paid late had also been paid incorrectly. Comment Jan Van Mol, Head of Global Alliance at SD Worx.
Published: 17 June 2017
The number of working days taken up by strike action in 2016 was one of the lowest since records began in 1891, according to ONS data just released.
Published: 31 May 2017
CISO role turns into a boardroom position as cyber-security jumps up the agenda. Salaries for CISOs top €1m as threat of data breaches grows.
Published: 27 May 2017
Following the news that CPI inflation jumped to 2.7 percent in April, today’s labour market numbers from the ONS revealed wages are now falling when adjusted for inflation. From Ben Brettell, Senior Economist, Hargreaves Lansdown.
Published: 21 May 2017
Analysis reveals the poorest Londoners have seen almost no benefit from the introduction of the National Living Wage. Low-paid workers in the capital saw their wages grow at the slowest rate in Britain, while their living costs rose at the fastest rate. “Double bind” puts the poorest Londoners at higher risk from surging inflation than anyone else in Britain – analysis from the world’s biggest job site Indeed.
Published: 16 May 2017
Two fifths (42 percent) of employers who have had difficulty recruiting candidates have increased the salary on offer, according to a survey of employers by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Published: 24 April 2017
Following news that CPI inflation held steady at 2.3 percent in March, today’s labour market numbers from the ONS revealed wage growth in the three months to February also came in at 2.3 percent, meaning real wage growth now stands at zero. Ben Brettell, Senior Economist, Hargreaves Lansdown:
Published: 18 April 2017
Commenting on ONS Labour Market figures, Gerwyn Davies, Labour Market Analyst at the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development.
Published: 17 April 2017