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AE savers have less than 50% chance of matching work income

Employees who put in minimum contributions to their auto-enrolment pensions from 22- to 68-years-old still have less than a 50% chance of a retirement income on par with their working salary,...

Millennials less motivated by salary than Gen Y

Millennial employees (those born after 1994) claim to be less motivated by money than Gen Y (born between 1980 and 1994), according to a report by Randstad and Millennial Branding.

One in four 'exaggerate' expenses claims

One-quarter of employees have knowingly "bent the rules" when filing expenses claims, according to research by Webexpenses.

Bonus payments up nearly 5% in past year

The total bonus payments received by UK employees increased by 4.9% in the 12 months to April 2014, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal.

Technology contractors optimistic over pay

The vast majority of contractors in the engineering and IT sectors expect their hourly rates to rise within the next 12 months, according to research by back office and management solutions provider...

Unite opens NHS strike ballot over pay

Unite is opening a ballot on strike action today, following widespread anger over pay in the NHS.

Advertised salaries rise nationally, fall in London

Advertised salaries have increased year-on-year for the first time since the recession, with every UK region except London reporting growth, according to research by Adzuna.

Private sector pay increases double that of public sector

Pay rises are twice as high for employees in the private sector than in the public, according to research by reward specialists XpertHR.

Welfare reforms hit working families hardest, says TUC

Government reforms to welfare and benefits hit working families harder than those out of work, according to research by TUC.

Embrace flexible working on everybody's terms

It’s been interesting reading about the fears of some employers in the face of the extension of the right to request flexible working beyond the previous categories of parents and carers.

Liberal Democrats propose higher tax-free allowance

The Liberal Democrats propose to raise the tax-free allowance to £12,500 in the next Parliament, according to an announcement by chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.

Employers believe guaranteed pension guidance will be insufficient

Around two-thirds (62%) of employers plan to offer additional savings advice to retirees as they do not believe the government's guaranteed guidance will provide sufficient support.