Pay parity soars in aerospace but plummets elsewhere

The gender pay gap in the aerospace sector has dropped by 26% over the past year, but has widened significantly in areas such as law and engineering, according to analysis conducted by the job site...

Financial wellbeing support: Where is the boundary for employers?

The employer-employee relationship is one of the most important financial relationships. With the recent period of high inflation and ongoing economic uncertainty, many workers find themselves in...

Labour’s first 100 days: What HR wants from DEI

The UK's new government should be ambitious about closing gender pay gaps, changing negative perceptions and revising the rhetoric on diversity initiatives, our HR commentators have said.

Payroll errors impact 25% of UK employees

A quarter (25%) of UK PAYE employees have received a paycheque from their employer that was incorrect, research from The Global Payroll Association revealed.

Could Summer Fridays unlock productivity?

When Einstein discovered the theory of relativity, he was not at his desk tinkering with his calculator. He was sitting on a train, watching light bounce.

Green Party’s manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Green Party has released its manifesto, ahead of next month’s general election, focusing on environmental commitments, union support and wage changes.

Pay offers soar as workers prioritise job safety

Pay growth continued to rise while unemployment increased, the latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics showed (11 June).

BT chief who cut 55,000 jobs awarded £2.6m bonus

Former BT boss Philip Jansen has been awarded a £3.7 million pay package for the year 2023-2024, during which he announced 55,000 job cuts by 2030.

Share scheme gender inequality doubles

The gender disparity in access to share schemes has doubled since last year, analysis by share scheme and equity management platform Vestd has found.

Why employees don't discuss financial concerns with employers

Nearly three quarters (74%) of people have not spoken to their employer about their financial concerns, a survey by financial wellbeing platform Wagestream found.

Employee benefits stunted by HR budget constraints

More than eight in 10 employers (81%) said that budget approval was a barrier to implementing changes to employee benefits in 2024/2025, a report has shown.

Dividends soar as wages stagnate

Global dividend payouts to shareholders have risen 14 times faster than worker pay since 2020, according to analysis from Oxfam.