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Category Archives:Wages

New reporting measures governing top executive pay come into force

New regulations come into force today, 02 January 2019, to make companies “justify their pay” for top bosses, the Government has revealed. Read More

Wages showing fastest increase in almost a decade

According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), wages rose at the fastest pace in nearly a decade in the three months to September. Read More

Millennials hit hardest by financial crisis

According to figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), earnings for UK workers are still lower than they were in 2008, having failed to recover in the decade since the financial crisis, with millennials the hardest hit. Read More

More than a third of SMEs offering flexible working to reduce absenteeism, study finds

Over a third of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are offering flexible working hours in a bid to support their staff, compared to just under a quarter of larger firms. Read More

Government ‘names and shames’ employers found to have underpaid workers

The Government has today ‘named and shamed’ a further 239 employers found to have paid workers less than the National Minimum Wage. Read More

Rising inflation and pension deficits could have an impact on pay levels

Employee pay will return to pre-crisis levels by 2017 if current economic trends continue, a think tank has predicted; however, rising inflation and pension deficits risk pushing the prediction off-course. Read More

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