Gender pay gap reporting details released

The Office for National Statistics estimates that the pay gap currently stands at 19.2% in the UK Companies with more than 250 employees will be obliged to publish their gender pay gap data from April 2018, the government has announced. Large organisations will have to disclose how much they are paying in salaries and bonuses… Continue reading

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Universities leaders collect inflation busting pay rises, FOI request reveals

Vice chancellors well rewarded despite sector-wide budget cuts Pay for university vice chancellors (VC) continued to rise far above the rate of inflation during 2015-16 despite budgets cuts of £150 million across the higher education sector, research by the University and College Union (UCU) has revealed. In its second report into VC pay, the UCU… Continue reading

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New plans state UK companies must reveal gender pay gap

From 2018, organisations with over 250 people will have to reveal their gender pay gap. Bonuses, which are suspected to be a big factor of gender pay inequality, will also be included in the listings. Estimates from the Office for National Statistics suggests the pay gap currently stands at 19.2% for full- and part-time UK… Continue reading

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New contracts: not what the junior doctor ordered

How will junior doctors‘ resistance to a new contract will affect HR in the NHS? Last month major doctors’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) called off a 48-hour walkout, planned for 26 January, by NHS junior doctors in England. It would have been the second of three strikes planned during January and February after… Continue reading

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Morning motivation – 10 top tips for getting you out of bed in the morning

Getting out of bed is never particularly easy, especially in these colder months. You may often find that you have to drag, bully or even bribe yourself out of bed in the morning ahead of commuting into work. Here’s our list of 10 ways that you can make getting out of bed in the morning… Continue reading

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