Reward and remuneration

Pay freezes could put HR in a difficult position

?HR will need to properly communicate how and why pay freezes are being put in place in order to avoid scrutiny in the year ahead.

Employee recognition programmes becoming 'stale and disconnected'

Employee recognition programmes are becoming outdated and disconnected, according to rewards provider O.C Tanner.

Remote working leading to 'hidden fractures' in the workforce

'Hidden fractures' caused by working from home are forming in the workforce and risk causing irreparable damage to cultures and productivity, according to new research from digital culture platform...

Workplace happiness ethnicity gap emerging

An ethnicity gap is emerging when it comes to workplace happiness, according to a new report from WorkL.

Prioritising staff wellbeing key to retaining talent

Putting staff wellbeing first is central to retaining and attracting employees as businesses emerge from disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Gallagher.

Businesses fear loss of top HR professionals due to pay squeeze

Over four in five (86%) of businesses are worried about losing their top HR and office support talent due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

Food for thought: A new way to boost employee morale and productivity

Keeping your employees fed - in the office, on the road or working from home - is about more than just their wellbeing as Michael Stewart, head of HR EMEA at Uber for Business explains

Under 35s face professional confidence crisis

?Under 35s are facing a confidence crisis at work after feeling isolated and afraid to speak out to colleagues.

The gender feedback gap

In 2019, the gender pay gap in the UK was 17.3%. Put simply, this means women earned on average 83p for every £1 men were paid for the same job.

Recognition most effective way of re-engaging workforce

More recognition would be the most effective way to re-engage the workforce following the coronavirus pandemic according to a survey from engagement software provider Achievers.

HR needs data and tech investment to improve employee benefits

HR teams are spending thousands on employee benefits but have no idea if they are being used, according to new research.

UK tech workers believe location should be unrelated to pay

Almost half (49%) of UK workers at tech SMEs said they believe pay and benefits should be based on ability rather than location, and more would like further remote opportunities according to a poll...

Reward and remuneration