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Half of UK employees look to change jobs as they're unhappy with pay and benefits, research finds

Tom Newcombe, 13 Jun 2013

Pay and benefits are the cause of most dissatisfaction for the majority of UK workers, with nearly half...


Workers more 'at risk' of falling into financial difficulty as employee benefits fail to adapt

Tom Newcombe, 05 Jun 2013

UK employees are more likely to fall into financial difficulty than they were 30 years ago, because employee...


Allowing working parents to share responsibility for childcare will help create more equal and diverse workforces, says CIPD

Tom Newcombe, 17 May 2013

As the Government's consultation on the administration of shared parental leave draws to a close, the...

SMEs offered cash incentives to employ more military reservists

Tom Newcombe, 13 May 2013

Small businesses are to be offered cash incentives to encourage them to hire members of the military...

51 organisations certified as 'Democratic Workplaces'

Tom Newcombe, 11 Apr 2013

Today 51 global organisations have been certified as 'Democratic Workplaces' by WorldBlu, an organisation...

Ex-Remploy workers finding jobs at a rate of "three every working day", says minister for disabled people

Tom Newcombe, 09 Apr 2013

Former workers for disabled-friendly employer Remploy have found fresh starts in new careers at a rate...

Half of employers unprepared for company car tax changes

Tom Newcombe, 02 Apr 2013

Almost half of senior managers in Britain are unprepared for the changes to company car taxes, which...

Time to get your HR Excellence Awards entries in: deadline extended

Sian Harrington, 19 Mar 2013

Due to unprecedented demand, the deadline for HR Excellence Awards 2013 has been extended until Friday...

Employers and working families invited to shape process for shared parental leave

Tom Newcombe, 26 Feb 2013

Employers and working families have been asked to submit their views on how the system for shared parental...

No workplace benefits for nearly nine million workers

Tom Newcombe, 03 Jan 2013

Nearly nine million workers do not receive any benefits from their employers at all and with upcoming...

HR can help blunt edge of inevitable rail fare rises, says London Overground HRD

Tom Newcombe, 03 Jan 2013

Rail commuters will continue to see ticket prices rise faster than salaries "at least for another couple...

Employers must rethink benefits package in unstable times, says HRD

Tom Newcombe, 07 Dec 2012

Employees have become ‘increasingly risk-aware’ since the economic crisis hit. They are concerned...

Union protests outside Starbucks head office over failure to pay the Living Wage

Tom Newcombe, 05 Dec 2012

The GMB union staged a protest yesterday outside the head office of US coffee chain Starbucks, because...

Employee Relations Institute to improve knowledge and competence of managers in workplace relations

Tom Newcombe, 14 Nov 2012

Launched yesterday, the Employee Relations Institute (ERI) is a membership organisation that has been...

All employees to be given the right to flexible working, says Clegg

Tom Newcombe, 12 Nov 2012

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg (pictured) will announce this week the extension of the right to request...

Salary increases for FTSE 250 companies remain flat, says Deloitte

Tom Newcombe, 16 Oct 2012

Almost half of FTSE 100 chief executives and over a third of directors received no pay increase last...

Youth unemployment 2: Where is the evidence that wage incentives work?

Tom Newcombe, 19 Sep 2012

The importance of wage incentive schemes is highlighted in the report released today by the House of...

Company car and allowance schemes grow in popularity as benefit, says Towers Watson

Tom Newcombe, 18 Sep 2012

Cars remain in the driving seat as a company benefit for UK and EMEA businesses, shows a report from...

Staff could lose £10k pension pot if they wait to be auto-enrolled

Tom Newcombe, 18 Sep 2012

Employees could miss out on £10,000 in pensions contributions if they wait to be automatically enrolled,...

Wasabi launches its first UK employee benefits package

David Woods, 31 Aug 2012

Wasabi the sushi retailer has, for the first time, introduced a pension and benefits package to its UK...

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