Reward and remuneration

Labour's worker shares plan: HR experts react

Labour’s party conference announcement that it would force all large firms to give workers shares has received a mixed reaction from reward and corporate governance experts

Wage Councils could address endemic pay inequality in the UK

There is a case for Wage Councils to help address in-work poverty in low-paid sectors

UK workers more motivated by pay

The UK workforce is more motivated by money than other European countries, suggesting low engagement

Lessons from higher education HR for other sectors

Though HR in HE has unique challenges and opportunities, there are some approaches that the public, private and third sectors can learn from

Competition for jobs reaches five-year low

?Competition for available roles has fallen to 0.38 jobseekers per vacancy, according to data from jobsite Adzuna

Mixed picture on pay rises, research finds

As the Monetary Policy Committee announces whether interest rates will rise today, many employers are offering pay rises. But pay growth remains slow

BEIS calls for widening of gender pay reporting requirements

Report recommends a wider net of companies to publish and for action plans and narrative reports to be made compulsory

Two million workers missing out on paid leave

Unrealistic workloads and employers deliberately denying holiday requests are preventing workers taking leave

Companies pay up to £100,000 to keep EU workers

Nearly six out of 10 (62%) UK companies have paid up to £100,000 since Brexit in extra incentives for EU workers

Reward strategy temperature check

There are pros and cons to both performance- and market-based reward systems

Employees struggle to meet living costs

Research from Thomsons Online Benefits finds that employers are not providing enough support to employees with financial issues

UK workers struggling to save

?UK employees say £361 more each month would allow them to save, equating to a national savings gap of £9.7 billion per month

Reward and remuneration