Recognition

Harnessing pay inequality to increase employee trust

Of all the issues they face, those related to workplace pay inequality can be the hardest for managers to deal with. Pay is an important way to encourage career progression, and to reward those with...

How workers can manage both health and productivity

Within the space of a few short weeks, the gloomy forecasts of rising joblessness after the furlough scheme ended have morphed into stories of labour shortages and the ‘great resignation’. What is...

Gender pay gaps discourage teenagers from taking jobs

Ahead of this Thursday’s Equal Pay Day (after which the gender pay gap effectively means women work the rest of the year unpaid), a poll by job site, Indeed, reveals nearly half (48%) of teenage girls...

Real Living Wage rise: what HR needs to know

The Real Living Wage (RLW), a voluntary salary level independently calculated based on the real cost of living, has today been substantially increased, bringing a much-needed wage boost to hundreds of...

A career versus a job – why should HR managers care?

How to keep staff happy and motivated is not a new challenge within the world of HR. It will, however, continue to remain a firm focus for many companies as they continue to evolve the ways in which...

Young employees feel forgotten by bosses

Young workers are feeling isolated after spending 18 months working from home due a lack of communication with their employers.

Progression and training stifled by Coronavirus

UK employees feel as though the pandemic has stunted any career progression they may have had over the past year.

Employees go underappreciated in pandemic

Employees are dissatisfied with the amount of employer recognition they are getting during the pandemic.

Remote employees feel they lack recognition

A fifth (20%) of UK workers feel they get less recognition for the work they do since they started working remotely.

Employees considering career change after furlough

Over half (51%) of furloughed UK employees are considering a career change, according to new research by IT management company NTT DATA UK.

National Living Wage increase not enough for frontline workers

The National Living Wage has increased to £8.91 per hour from £8.72 today, but workers' unions think more still needs to be done to stop employees from being underpaid for their work.

Glassdoor announces Best Places to Work 2021 list

Job insights website Glassdoor has released its Best Places to Work 2021 list with tech companies fending off competition when it comes to employee engagement, flexibility and progress.