While much is still being said about the BBC’s differing wages for men and women, another type of pay gap is taking centre stage. Government plans will soon see companies owned by shareholders highlight how much chief executives make in comparison to their average worker.
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With a National Living Wage increase set to take place from April, chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed during the Spring Budget 2017 that the extra amount payable per staff member will be £500.
Fat Cat Wednesday represents the day on which FTSE 100 CEOs earned the average annual UK salary of £28,200 – and we’re only four days into the new year.
According to a recent study by the Resolution Foundation, implementing the National Living Wage (NLW) will prove a greater challenge in lower-paying areas – including Scotland.
Nick Boles has outlined the “four simple steps” for businesses ahead of next year’s National Living Wage introduction, and said that the legislation will allow companies to reward staff “properly”.
The UK employment rate has been increasing since 2012 and in the last three months to January 2015, it reached a record high of 73.3 per cent. The chancellor was encouraged by the latest release of labour market statistics.
According to research from CareerBuilder UK and EMSI, aircraft pilots and flight engineers have the highest paid jobs, with an average of £44.57/hour.
Ahead of its conference this week, the Trades Union Congress has sought to draw attention to worker attitudes to pay.
The steady decline of real wages has been a controversial topic of late, but there are signs that this situation could be improving.
Britain's workers are more attracted to workplaces which offer the right culture and recognition than those offering big pay rises, a new survey suggests.