Employees

Returning mothers face lower wage growth

Are you a mother returning to work? Those who do after giving birth earn 33% less per hour than their male counterparts.

Plans to reduce tax savings from salary sacrifice schemes

HMRC has announced plans to reduce tax and national insurance contributions savings from salary sacrifice schemes.

Older workers stay in employment

There are now 9.4 million workers aged over 50 in employment, according to the Department for Work and Pensions.

Under 35s earning less than previous generation

According to research by Resolution Foundation, workers aged 15-35 could become the first generation to earn less than their predecessors over their working lives.

National living wage not leading to job cuts

How has your business responded to the national living wage? Employers have responded by raising prices rather than cutting jobs, according to research by the Resolution Foundation.

Labour costs increase in Q1 2016

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that labour costs per hour increased by 2.7% between Q1 2015 and Q1 2016.

Employers fail to support working carers

Does your business have policies in place for working carers? Only 34% of employers have a formal written policy in place to support working carers.

National living wage slowing pay growth

The cost of the national living wage is impacting wage growth with employers expecting average salary growth of 1.7% in 2016.

Millions missing out on auto-enrolment

Are you eligible for a workplace pension scheme? Around 4.8 million employed people are still ineligible for auto-enrolment and may not be saving into a pension scheme.

Boost in employee numbers for small businesses

According to the government’s Small Business Survey of 15,000 SMEs, 24% of employers had more people working for them in 2015 than in 2014.

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