An article by Darren Newman, Employment law trainer, writer and consultant.
Pay benchmarking is used to obtain a view of the market salary for a job or group of jobs. Such exercises are used for recruitment to new roles, promotions or changes to roles, as part of planning ahead of a salary review.
National Living Wage rises by 2.2% to £8.91, with more muted prospects for next three years
Details of the April 2021 NLW increase
Reward landscape might be about to become more interesting
How have pay rises responded to the pandemic?
Measures of price inflation (which act as proxies for the cost of living) remain an important input into wage-setting decisions.
67% reported growth in data analytics staff numbers in 2020 and the same proportion expect the number of data analytic staff they employ to grow further in 2021.
Findings from our survey of 40 employers
The latest labour market figures show redundancies are at a record level.
By Ken Mulkearn, Director of Research, IDR, Dr Leroi Henry, University of Greenwich and Dr Kenisha Linton, University of Greenwich
A collection of presentations from our latest seminar
Proportion of pay freezes in 2020 is over five times higher than last year
IDR's analysis of pay freezes in 2020
Climate change remains one of the key issues of our generation and responsibility falls on all of us to be more sustainable, including businesses. IDR’s 2020 survey on the impact of climate change on HR policy and practice received responses from 87 firms
IDR's article on pay in retail and retail supply during the 2020 pandemic
The Chancellor’s plans for renewed public sector pay restraint centre on a salary freeze for all apart from those paid below £24,000.