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‘Green HR’ gains prominence

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

Chancellor runs risks with rationale for public sector pay freeze

The Chancellor’s plans for renewed public sector pay restraint centre on a salary freeze for all apart from those paid below £24,000.

Slowdown produces variety of outcomes

While the recession associated with the coronavirus has begun to affect pay reviews, it is still the case that results are relatively widely distributed.

Salaries for newly-qualified solicitors rise significantly

Our recent survey of in-house legal staff pay shows that the typical salary for a newly-qualified solicitors has risen by 31.7% since our last survey in 2017

The IDR Job Evaluation Scheme

The IDR job evaluation scheme is an analytical scheme that uses a straightforward and user-friendly approach to enable all types of jobs, from manual work to complex management and specialist posts, to be analysed and evaluated against seven key factors.

Many firms are focussing on employee benefits

Pay awards have been maintained in many areas but are under pressure in others due to the current economic climate. Meanwhile, many firms are focussing on employee benefits.

Help your employees stay productive and minimise stress

IDR provides a number of suggestions for you to share with your employees to help them stay productive whilst keeping stress levels as low as possible during these unprecedented times.

Understanding changes in gender pay gap figures

In recently days there have been numerous reports of gender pay gaps growing and here we explore how this occurs.

How to improve gender pay gaps

‘What we need is little less research and a lot more action’, an authority on equal pay legislation confided to me at a university research conference we were both speaking at to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Equal Pay Act.