Reward and remuneration

High-earner pay rises threaten inflation spiral

The top 1% of earners in the UK are getting pay rises in line with inflation, while the country's lowest earners are not.

Watch: How to use recognition to help employees thrive

The latest HR Lunchtime Debate exploring the link between wellbeing and recognition is now available to view on demand.

Cryptocurrency and the metaverse: the future of payroll?

The metaverse is set to change how we live and play, but how will it change how we work and how we are paid?

Employee experience better incentive than bonuses

Organisations such as Barclays, Lloyds Group, Virgin Money and British Airways have offered their staff one-off bonus payments to help with soaring living costs, yet bonuses might not be a quick fix...

Encouraging employees to thrive in a changing workplace with recognition

HR magazine is bringing together another expert panel for a HR Lunchtime Debate, this time to discuss how recognition can help employees thrive in a changing workplace.

Employee ownership hits record high

A record number of employee owned businesses have been created in the last twelve months.

Surprising changes to benefits packages due to Covid pandemic

Employers are experimenting with the type of benefits on offer post-pandemic, moving away from focusing only on flexible working or mental health.

Has regulation helped close the gender pay gap?

Gender pay gap reporting has been with us since 2017 - the UK being at the forefront of legislation in this area.

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.

Law firm highlights tension between hybrid and remote working

Law firm Stephenson Harwood has been criticised for its decision to offer a lower rate of pay for full-time remote workers, but research shows some workers may take up the offer.

What MasterChef Australia has taught me about winner vs loser mentality

Let me start with the good news, which is that 87% of organisations have recognition programmes. Fantastic. So, if you do the maths, this should equate to an equally high percentage of employees...

Giving new employees the gift of time

As an executive responsible for people operations and community, my guiding principle is something I learned a long time ago: people are not a company's most valuable or greatest asset. People are...

Reward and remuneration