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On Monday 11 November 2019, the Living Wage Foundation outlined the new ‘real’ Living Wage rates.
A company car is a fairly common business perk for employees. There are a number of things to consid
If you employ individuals who are members of a union, you’ve likely come across the term ‘collective
As an employer, you may want to show your appreciation to staff who have dedicated themselves to you
Unlike the gender and executive pay gaps, it’s not a legal requirement to report on the ethnicity pa
Crazy employee perks. No doubt you’ve heard of them, and they may have left you wondering ‘how on ea
In the UK, part-time workers must receive the same rights as full-time ones. They’re entitled to the
Whether your employees are janitors, lawyers, mechanics, or IT workers, wages vary wildly across the
You’ve undoubtedly heard the term ‘pro rata’. But do you know exactly what it means and how to work
Pro rata is short for ‘proportional’, which is ‘in proportion to’ or ‘a portion of’ an overall value
On the 10 June 2019, the Court of Appeal made a groundbreaking ruling on workers’ holiday pay. And i
There’re a number of factors that determine an employee’s appointment to your organisation, includin
The concept of equal pay for equal work has existed for decades. It’s based on the idea that men and
You’re a good boss, and that means you pay a fair wage. But what should you do when you’ve been a li
Salary benchmarking is no doubt a term you’ve come across, especially if you work in HR.
If you run a business with over 250 or more employees in the UK, the gender pay gap report should ne
The Low Pay Commission estimates that more people than ever are being underpaid, and staff are more
A company car is a perk that helps recruit and retain great staff. For some, having a company vehicl
Providing an employee with a vehicle can be a reward for long or exceptional service, as well as a p
It’s one of the toughest jobs you face as a boss. Looking a hardworking employee in the eye and sayi
When your employees are off sick, they may be able to get some form of sick pay.
They may be eligib
The gender pay gap also referred to as the gender wage gap has been a major talking point for employ
Often treated as a monster lurking under the collective beds of firms with 250 employees or over—the
Gender Pay Reporting Q&A
What is the difference between gender pay & equal pay?
Many businesses are still confused about the rules surrounding overtime pay. Confusion relates to em
From the 6th April 2019, a new law will completely change how you issue payslips. If you don’t updat
Last week the BBC reported that four in 10 private companies have wider pay gaps than they did last
The news that women working in Morrisons supermarkets are bringing an equal pay claim should serve a
Managers take on more responsibility. They work longer hours. They have stricter targets and objecti
With the executive pay ratio reporting deadline next year creeping ever-closer, there’s more attenti
It is understandable for people to think that an issue intrinsically linked to pay would cost lots o
From the 6th April 2019, new rules will change how you issue payslips. Here’s how to prepare now and
The equal pay act sets provisions for organisations to follow the same pay system. Under the Act, yo
Your best employees work hard because they’re passionate about what they do. But even they still pro
Performance related pay (PRP) can help you motivate an under-performing workforce, but it can also b
Showing your staff you appreciate them is a good business practice. It lets them know you value thei
Employees often look for businesses who offer final salary pensions. Many professionals consider it
From January 1, UK listed companies must report the pay gap between their Chief Executives and avera
Redundancy is a form of dismissing your employees. In most cases, redundancies can happen when you d
The terms ‘salary’ and ‘wages’ are often used interchangeably. The fact is, these two terms hold dif
If you work in HR, you would no doubt have heard about salary benchmarking. But what exactly is it?
A recent analysis of all Gender Pay Gap reports submitted in 2018 found that one in four of all repo
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What is mindfulness? It's a term many of us have heard, but few truly understand—and for good reason
Overpaying employees is more common than you might think.
It's a simple enough error that can have
There is no law stating that you must increase staff pay each year.
If an employee’s annual salary
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Essential information employers need to handle requirements of Gender Pay reporting.
Rethinking the significant changes and challenges to the way in which an organisation rewards employees.
Looking at the National Living Wage and the effect on you.
Do you know about maternity pay for agency workers? An agency worker has a contract with an agency—a
UK law protects employees who are having a baby with both maternity leave and—the subject of this ar
The Gender Pay Gap reports earlier this year found that the UK has one of the highest gender pay gap
Many employers have had to face the dreaded task of making some or all of their staff redundant. Los
In July 2017, tribunal fees were ruled to be unlawful, and so the barrier that stopped employees cla
Can I Cash in My Pension Early?
Since April 2015, once you celebrate the fine age of 55 you can wit
A workplace pension scheme helps your employees to save for their retirement. You, their employer, a
A private pension plan, or personal pension plan, is a money-saving scheme that you can use to make
What are Allowable Expenses?
Allowable expenses are tax deductible. This means that you don't need
What is Occupational Maternity Pay?
Occupational maternity pay is an optional payment that you can
An employee share scheme often comes with a generous tax break to incentivise staff to invest in the
The UK State Pension is a regular pension payment. The Government provides it, and most people in th
In a business, a commission is a payment you make to your staff. You would base commission pay on th
As an employer, you've probably run into problems when dealing with maternity pay. In particular, wh
If you're self-employed, or your business makes use of self-employed persons, you might be wondering
Bonus pay is a sum of money that you add to an employee's wages as a reward for their good results.
Even when a business trip seems simple, travel expenses can prove tricky. Can your employees claim t
Yes, maternity pay is taxable. An employee receives deductions for tax and National Insurance on the
The pension auto enrolment scheme is a government initiative. Its aim is to help more people save fo
The Gender Pay reporting deadline for organisations with 250 employees or more has been and gone, so
Maternity Pay is an employee right. When an employee takes leave due to pregnancy she can qualify fo
UK Coffee Week is this month and it focuses on supporting communities across the globe that grow the
The final gender pay gap figures are in and show 78% of larger companies pay men more than women.
All businesses with 250 employees or more were required to report their Gender Pay Gap by April 5 20
The latest figures show that as many a 1,500 organisations with 250 employees or more failed to repo
Gender Pay looms largely over this year’s International Women’s Day, with a survey revealing that fe
Businesses should take action now, after 80% admit paying men more than women. The latest figures sh
Tesco is reportedly facing Britain's largest ever equal pay claim with a bill potentially running to
Businesses with 250 employees or more are legally required to report their gender pay gap by 4 April
The Government has confirmed that businesses operating in the so called ‘gig economy’ will be requir
A new survey has found that pay for people working in HR roles in much of the UK lags well behind Lo
UK marketing professionals working in the private sector are three times more likely to receive an a
For many who work in the charity sector your job is a calling rather than a means to an end.
A recent survey of employers found those under 25 can earn between £820 and £6,279 a year less becau
An annual salary survey of 252 charities throughout the UK has found the average pay is as much as
A second gender pay gap survey in 24 hours has confirmed the gap in terms of managers pay is well ab
Croner Reward have specialised in the pay and benefits market for over 40 years, supporting organisa
The latest chapter of the never-ending story of what to pay a worker when they are on a period of an
An inquiry led by the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has concluded that there remains to be a
With the first snapshot date for Gender Pay Gap calculations due less than a month away on 5 April 2
Number of companies reporting a pay freeze significantly beats previous record by a staggering 4
The Central London Employment Tribunal has upheld a claim made against the Lord Chancellor and Secre
The High Pay Centre think tank has said that top bosses will have earned more than average workers e
On Monday 12 December, a court ruled that Ms Tracey Myers, who worked as a training assurance specia
Despite reports that Fujitsu are planning to make 1,800 employees in the UK redundant, workers in th
Not paying staff a competitive rate? They may take to the internet to vent their frustration publica
The Latest information on pay and rewards from Croner shows an increase in the average forecast figu
Regulations governing gender pay reporting for organisations with over 250 employees that were expec
UFC Heavyweight Alistair Overeem believes Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather may be exaggerating th
July was a great month for settlement increases, according to Croner’s Reward team. Excluding pay fr
Managers in domiciliary care earn up to 30% less than their care home counterparts according to new
Sufferers of mental health problems can earn up to 42% less than their peers, according to new evide
Just three years ago, research revealed that 50% of UK employers did not advertise salaries in their
The ‘To Be or Not To Be’ question of the moment: Do you increase salaries for the whole workforce or
It ‘pays’ to be the Premier League Player of the Season; 29-year-old striker Jamie Vardy has found h
Developments in domestic case law on holiday pay continue to reflect those at a European level, says
90% of employees in SME companies have never raised concerns about their pay and benefits, according
A new Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling could have a significant impact on UK com
Despite the government’s best efforts to make the work place more family-friendly, the latest Croner
One of the major talking points at the 87th annual academy awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angele
Richard Smith, Croner Head of HR at Wolters Kluwer, looks at two recent employment law development
With just over a week to go until Christmas, new research* from Wolters Kluwer’s UK pay and benefits
Hair and beauty businesses most likely to be impacted
London 21 January 2014 – Employers usi
Croner Survey highlights massive pay difference between private and charity sector CEO’s
London, 22 May 2013 – Most care workers in the UK private sector may be enduring a pay freeze – like
Despite reports claiming that a landmark legal ruling could create a deluge of equal wage claims, em
Workers in companies of 100 employees or less are losing out on a number of family friendly benefits
• Less than half of companies offer flexible working to their entire workforce according to YouGov r
Tesco's recent decision to increase the age at which workers can claim their full pension entitlemen
London, 30 January 2012 –The latest edition of the Croner Clerical and Operatives Rewards Survey rev
Directors of SMEs no better - and in some cases worse off - than they were in 2007
One in six charities imposed a pay freeze in the last 12 months London, 15 September 2011 – Charity
Gym for body-conscious 18-24 year olds and flexible working for the middle aged.
London, 16 Augus
New research by Croner reveals a discord between what benefits job seekers want and what employers o