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    Work-life balance more important than salary for two thirds of Brits

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    A flexible and remote working structure imposed on the nation over the past months, has for the first time in seven years, seen work life balance overtake an attractive salary and benefits package as the most desired factor, when choosing an employer. The findings were revealed by specialist recruiter, Randstad within its latest global employer […]

    UK employees would take a £2,665 pay cut to avoid going back to the office

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    Saving money on the daily commute, no need to worry about what to wear and no office politics to deal with… are just a handful of benefits to working from home. And many don’t want to give it up now. Insolvency Support, provider of business support, tips and resources, conducted a survey of 3,000 employees […]

    Working hours and salary main career change considerations

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    A YouGov survey of 2,000 adults has found that while money is predictably the biggest motivator behind moving jobs (64%), over half of the respondents cited working hours as an important factor (55%). In line with National Careers Week (w/c 2nd March), The Oxford Open Learning Trust commissioned the survey to explore the major motivations […]

    50% of women avoid asking for a pay rise

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    2019 UK wages saw the fastest rise in just over a decade, increasing by 3.9% in just three months, but research collated by Instant Offices reveals that women are still less likely to ask for a pay rise as less than half (43%) often feel ‘uncomfortable’ doing so.  One-third of women state they believe they are over qualified […]

    STAT BOMB: UK workers will earn over £27,500 making hot drinks

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    Boffins at Tea and Coffee have worked out that on average a person within the workplace will earn £27,745, from within their overall salary, making hot drinks over the course of their lifetime. Analysing data derived from an online survey, it found that this hot beverage making side hustle differs by industry: Architecture – £37,295.41 […]

    What’s the right salary for your age?

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    There’s a direct link between age and salary – for most people they will increase together as new skills are learned, more experience is gained, and potential is increased. Several variables also affect salary, including industry, development, skill set and even gender. Here are the facts about what employees need to know according to Instant […]

    5 top tips for salary offers & negotiation

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    Do you know your worth? More importantly, do you know how to negotiate your salary to match what you are worth? Aaron Wallis, sales recruitment, has collated a series of tips for offering the right salary package to candidates. Offering the right salary is crucial when looking to recruit top talent: offer a package too […]

    Thinking of a career break? It could cost you £60k

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    Brits taking a career break could lose as much as £1,300 off their annual salary over the course of an average 47 year career, costing more than £60,000, according to new research from Adzuna. The data – collated by the job site in June 2018 by analysing 406,011 CVs – takes into account all types of career breaks, […]

    PA Life readers reveal if they are battering their credit card

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    Our avid readers have responded to a Twitter poll asking if they are often falling into their overdraft at the end of the month. After a study discovered that millions of Brits feel like they are living beyond their means, and their salaries aren’t lasting until the end of the month, 43 per cent of you […]

    One in six Brits are lying about their wages

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    Brits are not being honest when it comes to their salary, with 17 per cent telling others that they earn more to seem wealthier. Research of 1,000 workers carried out by loan broker Norton Finance, found that 34 per cent of those who lie did so to give others the idea that they earned as […]