Cost of living

HR warned to prepare for summer of strikes

The rise in strikes across the UK, including planned actions from Royal Mail, British Airways, NHS doctors, barristers and teachers, means HR must be prepared to handle employee relations calmly and...

Majority of Brits worried about cost of living crisis

More than three quarters of the UK are worried about the impact of the ongoing cost of living crisis.

HR needs to do more to help employees during the cost of living crisis

My morning routine is pretty standard. I wake up, sleepily make some coffee and pop the radio on.

One third of ethnic minority workers can no longer afford their bills

One third of workers from ethnic minority backgrounds in the UK are no longer able to pay their bills, rent or mortgage each month due to the cost of living crisis.

'Long overdue' Statutory Sick Pay reforms brought to parliament

Proposed reforms to the UK's Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) system are planned to be introduced to parliament today.

Hiring demand increases as unemployment rates fall

Companies are hiring more frequently than ever, at a time when job vacancies are exceeding the rate of unemployment.

Cost of living could see remote workers stay on the move

The majority of anywhere workers, who travel while staying in full time employment, plan to continue doing so for the foreseeable future.

Is it time to be more creative with payroll?

Alternative methods of payroll such as early wage access (EWA) could be a solution to the UK's cost of living crisis.

Workers urged to double pension savings to manage cost of living increases

Millions of workers face having only a ‘basic’ level of income at retirement because they are not saving enough.

HR community reacts to chancellor's Spring Statement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Spring Statement announced income tax cuts for workers, yet many feel it has failed to address concerns surrounding the UK's cost of living crisis.

How can HR help employees in fuel poverty? Part two

Millions of British households are set to face crippling rises in their electricity and gas bills next winter, with the latest projections suggesting the energy price cap will nearly double to £2,400...

How can HR help employees in fuel poverty?

Millions of British households are set to face crippling rises in their electricity and gas bills next winter, with the latest projections suggesting the energy price cap will nearly double to £2,400...