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Most Googled employee training questions

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New research reveals the most Googled employee training questions and suggests that it’s not just employees doing it. Bosses are most likely to also be turning to Google when they want to find out more about training at work. LMS provider Digits analysed thousands of Google search queries to find out more about the types […]

Two-thirds of staff think work-life balance is more valuable than pay

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Rising inflation and the UK’s cost-of-living crisis have put a lot of pressure on employers to increase wages and starting salaries this year, but a new survey suggests that there’s something that employees value most – and that’s work-life balance over pay. HR and payroll software provider CIPHR polled over 1,000 UK workers to find […]

Here’s how Britain’s sick pay compares to the rest of the world

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Sick pay has become a contentious topic in recent times, with the UK government recently announcing that people sick with Covid will not be able to claim statutory sick pay until their fourth day off. With an increase of +238% for the term ‘statutory sick pay UK’, a new report by The Compensation Experts has ranked […]

Can employers cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff?

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Companies including IKEA and Wessex Water are reportedly cutting sick pay for unvaccinated employees who are self-isolating; instead of receiving full pay, they will now only be eligible for SSP. Under current Government guidance, people in England who have received at least 2 doses of the Covid vaccine are not required to self-isolate, however, unvaccinated […]

Only 57% of employees always check their payslips

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Millions of UK workers may be at risk of being underpaid or overtaxed because they don’t regularly check their payslips, according to the results of a new survey. Polling over 1,000 people, HR and payroll software provider CIPHR found that nearly a quarter (22%) don’t regularly check their payslips, despite their importance for keeping track […]

Research says women receive up to £20k less per men when working the same hours

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A new study has analysed the UK’s working hours to find out which industries and cities put in the most hours per week. Using ONS ASHE data, UK payments specialist Merchant Machine also looked into pay to highlight whether the hours we put in is reflected in our pay. You can view the graphic here. […]

6 signs you’re ready for a pay rise

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Everyone wants to get paid more for their job, but whether or not you deserve to get paid more is what you really need to think about. Every manager out there will have heard “I need a raise”, so you can’t blame them for being sceptical. So before you even book that meeting with your manager, […]

Women twice as likely as men to worry about meeting living costs

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Close Brothers research says that women are twice as likely to worry about meeting their day-to-day living costs than their male counterparts. The figure among female employees is 16%, compared to just 7% among men. In Close Brothers’ newly developed Financial Wellbeing Index, in which employees score their wellbeing in each of the seven areas of […]

Almost one year on and the gender pay gap is wider than ever

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Depressingly, the gender pay gap is wider than ever, according to latest Financial Times research. Almost a year on since the implementation of businesses having to report their gender pay gap and four out of ten companies stating that the gap has increased. Why, when so much focus on businesses to improve gender equality has […]

Forget the pay rise, we’ll take the better work-life balance, say Brits

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A large proportion of British workers would take a new job if it meant they’d enjoy a better life. A new report claims that professionals in London (73 per cent), Northern Ireland (64 per cent), the North & Scotland (63m per cent), and the Midlands & Wales (59 per cent) would all strongly consider relocating […]