High earners are more likely to receive pay rises to match cost of living increases than lower income workers.
While a short supply of candidates has driven up starting salaries to near-record levels, wages are still expected to fall behind the cost of living.
Three in five (61%) UK workers are unhappy with their pay, yet most (55%) have never tried to push for a higher salary.
Companies are paying record-high wages to secure seasonal staff this Christmas, yet may have to pay even more as vacancies lie open.
Employees are less confident about asking for a pay rise than they were pre-pandemic as they fear their company has struggled financially over the past 18 months.
Training and networking can help to improve women's self-confidence