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Gender Pay

The gender pay gap also referred to as the gender wage gap has been a major talking point for employ

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‘Real’ Living Wage Increases – What Does This Mean?

On Monday 11 November 2019, the Living Wage Foundation outlined the new ‘real’ Living Wage rates. T

Pay Awards & Forecast (September 2019)

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Pay Awards & Forecast (September 2019)

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[Mythbuster] I Don’t Need to Review my Employees’ Salaries When I Relocate the Office

Whether your employees are janitors, lawyers, mechanics, or IT workers, wages vary wildly across the

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Groundbreaking Case Overhauls Holiday Pay Rules

On the 10 June 2019, the Court of Appeal made a groundbreaking ruling on workers’ holiday pay. And i

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Car Allowance v Company Car

Providing an employee with a vehicle can be a reward for long or exceptional service, as well as a p

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[Mythbuster] The Gender Pay Gap is a Myth

Often treated as a monster lurking under the collective beds of firms with 250 employees or over—the

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Expert View: Gender Pay Reporting

  Gender Pay Reporting Q&A What is the difference between gender pay & equal pay? The i

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The Gender Pay Gap Widens – Stumble at the First Hurdle?

Last week the BBC reported that four in 10 private companies have wider pay gaps than they did last

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The Equal Pay Challenge

The news that women working in Morrisons supermarkets are bringing an equal pay claim should serve a

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Should Bosses Ever Earn Less Than Staff?

Managers take on more responsibility. They work longer hours. They have stricter targets and objecti

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Understanding Directors' Remunerations

With the executive pay ratio reporting deadline next year creeping ever-closer, there’s more attenti

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[Mythbuster] It’s Going to Cost Lots of Money to Get Rid of Our Gender Pay Gap

It is understandable for people to think that an issue intrinsically linked to pay would cost lots o

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Conducting an Equal Pay Audit

The equal pay act sets provisions for organisations to follow the same pay system. Under the Act, yo

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What is Performance Related Pay?

Performance related pay (PRP) can help you motivate an under-performing workforce, but it can also b

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Employee Incentives

Showing your staff you appreciate them is a good business practice. It lets them know you value thei

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Get Ready to Report Your CEO Pay Gap…

From January 1, UK listed companies must report the pay gap between their Chief Executives and avera

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What's the Difference Between a Wage and a Salary?

The terms ‘salary’ and ‘wages’ are often used interchangeably. The fact is, these two terms hold dif

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What is Salary Benchmarking?

If you work in HR, you would no doubt have heard about salary benchmarking. But what exactly is it?

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Equal Pay

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Is Your Gender Pay Gap Report Non-Compliant?

A recent analysis of all Gender Pay Gap reports submitted in 2018 found that one in four of all repo

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Should Companies Offer Mindfulness Training?

What is mindfulness? It's a term many of us have heard, but few truly understand—and for good reason

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Conducting a Salary Review

There is no law stating that you must increase staff pay each year. If an employee’s annual salary

Gender Pay Gap & Equal Pay: What's the Difference?

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Gender Pay Gap & Equal Pay: What's the Difference?

Read Croner Reward's white paper on gender pay gap & equal pay reporting

Gender Pay: The Facts

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Gender Pay: The Facts

Essential information employers need to handle requirements of Gender Pay reporting.

Rethinking Rewards: Changing Times for Pay & Benefits

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Rethinking Rewards: Changing Times for Pay & Benefits

Rethinking the significant changes and challenges to the way in which an organisation rewards employees.

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Will Smaller Businesses be Required to Report their Gender Pay Gap?

The Gender Pay Gap reports earlier this year found that the UK has one of the highest gender pay gap

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Equal Pay Claims are Rising

In July 2017, tribunal fees were ruled to be unlawful, and so the barrier that stopped employees cla

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What are Allowable Expenses?

What are Allowable Expenses? Allowable expenses are tax deductible. This means that you don't need

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What is Occupational Maternity Pay?

What is Occupational Maternity Pay? Occupational maternity pay is an optional payment that you can

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How Do Employee Share Schemes Work?

An employee share scheme often comes with a generous tax break to incentivise staff to invest in the

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What is Commission Pay and How Should You Use it?

In a business, a commission is a payment you make to your staff. You would base commission pay on th

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How to Work out Maternity Pay

As an employer, you've probably run into problems when dealing with maternity pay. In particular, wh

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Maternity Allowance for Self-Employed Workers

If you're self-employed, or your business makes use of self-employed persons, you might be wondering

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What is a Bonus?

Bonus pay is a sum of money that you add to an employee's wages as a reward for their good results.

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What Are Travel Expenses?

Even when a business trip seems simple, travel expenses can prove tricky. Can your employees claim t

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Is Maternity Pay Taxable?

Yes, maternity pay is taxable. An employee receives deductions for tax and National Insurance on the

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Gender Pay is Done, So What Pay Gap Will Be Next?

The Gender Pay reporting deadline for organisations with 250 employees or more has been and gone, so

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What is Maternity Pay?

Maternity Pay is an employee right. When an employee takes leave due to pregnancy she can qualify fo

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Balancing the Benefits of Coffee Breaks with Workplace Productivity

UK Coffee Week is this month and it focuses on supporting communities across the globe that grow the

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What Do the Final Gender Pay Figures Tell Us?

The final gender pay gap figures are in and show 78% of larger companies pay men more than women. O

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7 Steps for Reporting Your Gender Pay Gap

All businesses with 250 employees or more were required to report their Gender Pay Gap by April 5 20

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Reported Your Gender Pay Gap? So What Next . . .

The latest figures show that as many a 1,500 organisations with 250 employees or more failed to repo

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Employers Urged to Take Gender Pay Seriously on International Women’s Day

Gender Pay looms largely over this year’s International Women’s Day, with a survey revealing that fe

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Why Should Women Get Paid Less Than Men For Doing Exactly The Same Role?

Businesses should take action now, after 80% admit paying men more than women. The latest figures sh

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What Does the Tesco Gender Pay Claim Mean for Employers?

Tesco is reportedly facing Britain's largest ever equal pay claim with a bill potentially running to

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Gender Pay Gap Infographic

Businesses with 250 employees or more are legally required to report their gender pay gap by 4 April

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Gig Economy: Employers Must Pay Holiday & Sick Pay

The Government has confirmed that businesses operating in the so called ‘gig economy’ will be requir

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HR Pay In Parts Of The UK Up To 24% Behind London

A new survey has found that pay for people working in HR roles in much of the UK lags well behind Lo

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Public Sector Marketers 3 Times More Likely To Suffer A Pay Freeze

UK marketing professionals working in the private sector are three times more likely to receive an a

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Pay and Benefits: Is The Charity Sector Catching Up?

For many who work in the charity sector your job is a calling rather than a means to an end. The pa

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Is the National Living Wage Unfair on Young People?

A recent survey of employers found those under 25 can earn between £820 and £6,279 a year less becau

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Charity pay falls behind other sectors by up to 32%

An annual salary survey of 252 charities throughout the UK has found the average pay is as much as

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Second Survey Confirms Gender Pay Gap Findings

A second gender pay gap survey in 24 hours has confirmed the gap in terms of managers pay is well ab

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Latest Reward Salary Reports

Croner Reward have specialised in the pay and benefits market for over 40 years, supporting organisa

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Holiday Pay & Overtime

The latest chapter of the never-ending story of what to pay a worker when they are on a period of an

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Gender Pay Gap: No Small Change Report

An inquiry led by the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has concluded that there remains to be a

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Gender Pay Gap Regulations: What you Need to Know with One Month to go

With the first snapshot date for Gender Pay Gap calculations due less than a month away on 5 April 2

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Fat Cat Wednesday: CEOs earn more by midday than employees all year

The High Pay Centre think tank has said that top bosses will have earned more than average workers e

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Woman Wins £75,000 in Equal Pay Case

On Monday 12 December, a court ruled that Ms Tracey Myers, who worked as a training assurance specia

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Mechanical Engineer Earnings are Astronomical in the North West

Despite reports that Fujitsu are planning to make 1,800 employees in the UK redundant, workers in th

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Paying Low Wages Could Ruin Your Online Reputation

Not paying staff a competitive rate? They may take to the internet to vent their frustration publica

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Waiting for Gender Pay Regulations? You May be Too Late

Regulations governing gender pay reporting for organisations with over 250 employees that were expec

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Are employees over-inflating their earnings?

UFC Heavyweight Alistair Overeem believes Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather may be exaggerating th

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Domiciliary Managers Financially Worse Off

Managers in domiciliary care earn up to 30% less than their care home counterparts according to new

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Have salaries stopped being ‘taboo’?

Just three years ago, research revealed that 50% of UK employers did not advertise salaries in their

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Increase basic pay or offer bonuses?

The ‘To Be or Not To Be’ question of the moment: Do you increase salaries for the whole workforce or

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In a Wage Tug of War Like Leicester City & Arsenal?

It ‘pays’ to be the Premier League Player of the Season; 29-year-old striker Jamie Vardy has found h

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EAT Confirms Commission Payments Should be Included in Holiday Pay

Developments in domestic case law on holiday pay continue to reflect those at a European level, says

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90% of SME Employees Are Happy With Their Pay

90% of employees in SME companies have never raised concerns about their pay and benefits, according

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Travel Time Pay Ruling Will Have a Significant Impact on UK Businesses

A new Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling could have a significant impact on UK com

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Employee Benefits not Family Friendly New Report Reveals

Despite the government’s best efforts to make the work place more family-friendly, the latest Croner

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“Yes! Yes! Yes!” cries Streep, as Arquette’s Oscars speech calls for equal pay for women

One of the major talking points at the 87th annual academy awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angele

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Festive Business Facts Revealed

With just over a week to go until Christmas, new research* from Wolters Kluwer’s UK pay and benefits

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Not All Charity Bosses Are Fat Cats

Croner Survey highlights massive pay difference between private and charity sector CEO’s London

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Equal pay cases to be heard in Civil Courts

Despite reports claiming that a landmark legal ruling could create a deluge of equal wage claims, em

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Survey Reveals SME Employees are Missing Out on Family Friendly Benefits

Workers in companies of 100 employees or less are losing out on a number of family friendly benefits

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Flexible Working for all Gone AWOL

• Less than half of companies offer flexible working to their entire workforce according to YouGov r

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2011 Earnings for Clerical and Operative Staff Way Below Inflation

London, 30 January 2012 –The latest edition of the Croner Clerical and Operatives Rewards Survey rev

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Research Reveals Significant Earnings Gap Between Directors of Smaller Companies and Large Organisations

Directors of SMEs no better - and in some cases worse off - than they were in 2007 61% dire

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U.K. Charity sector pay 18% below the private sector

One in six charities imposed a pay freeze in the last 12 months London, 15 September 2011 – Charity

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Employers Should Tailor Benefits to Age Profile, Survey Reveals

Gym for body-conscious 18-24 year olds and flexible working for the middle aged. London, 16 Augus

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What Benefits Do Your Staff Really Want?

New research by Croner reveals a discord between what benefits job seekers want and what employers o