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    How does the budget affect you, the PA?

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    On Monday afternoon we saw the delivery of the most recent budget report from Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer. He announced that we are coming to the end of the era of austerity, and that we should see the country in a much more prosperous light. After his 72-minute speech, we have sorted through […]

    FTSE 100 CEO pay decreases but gap remains between employees and top earners

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    Analysis of FTSE 100 CEO pay packages shows that rewards at the top have dropped by almost a fifth, but the slow-down isn’t enough to close the gap between the average employee and executives. The annual assessment carried out by the CIPD and the High Pay Centre shows that the average FTSE 100 CEO now […]

    How to talk about pay at work

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    With the BBC releasing the salaries of its highest-paid stars, the hot topic of the moment is whether people should feel free to discuss their pay with their colleagues. A recent Twitter poll revealed 53% of PA Life readers think remuneration should be kept private, but those who thought it was acceptable feel quite strongly. […]

    UK women shun employers over lack of equal pay

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    Research by Robert Walters shows the absence of career progression opportunities is the number one reason women would leave a job. Now, a survey by Glassdoor shows a lack of equal pay between women and their male counterparts will also drive them to avoid certain employers. Just over half of working women (51%) and 37% […]

    Majority of UK employers in the dark about how to handle gender pay gap reporting regulations

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    Few UK employers are prepared to handle the requirements of the new gender pay gap reporting regulations coming into force in April this year, according to a new survey from XpertHR. The regulations will require all employers with 250 or more employees to measure and report their gender pay gaps for the first time. XpertHR […]

    Equal Pay Day: British women ‘work for free’ until end of year

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    This year, 10 November marked Equal Pay Day, the date from which British women essentially ‘work for free’ until January thanks to the gender pay gap. Research by the Fawcett Society shows women in the UK were paid 13.9% less than men in similar roles in 2016. This is a slight improvement on previous years, […]

    Women work four years longer than men globally, says ActionAid

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    New research by charity ActionAid shows that due to the pressures of caring duties, women around the world work on average around four years longer than men over their lifetime. ActionAid looked at data from UN Women and the International Labour Office for 217 developed and developing countries. The results highlight the burden of unpaid […]

    70% of women think asking for a pay rise puts their job at risk

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    Millions of women fear asking for a pay rise will jeopardise their career, according to new research. Seven in 10 females said they wouldn’t even consider asking for a pay rise – with half concerned it might put their job at risk. And just one in five has asked her boss for a salary increase […]

    Millennials earn £8K less than previous generation

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    Britain’s longstanding promise of ‘generational pay progress’ could turn into a ‘pay penalty’ for millennials, who are at risk of being the first generation to earn less than their predecessors over the course of their working lives, the Resolution Foundation says as it launches its flagship Intergenerational Commission (IC). The Commission’s launch report, which analyses […]

    Getting more women in work could increase GDP by 9%

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    New research shows that the UK is missing out on up to £170bn worth of economic benefits by not having enough females in employment. PwC’s annual Women in Work Index shows that the UK could boost its GDP by 9% (£170 billion) if it could increase the number of women in work to match that […]


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