John Lewis and Waitrose put £36m aside for payroll error

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | News

John Lewis and Waitrose staff on the minimum wage may be due a share of £36 million, as the retailers have discovered a potential payroll error.

140,000 Tesco employees to be reimbursed after payroll error

Thursday, 09 March 2017 | News

Tesco has announced that 140,000 current and former employees will be reimbursed, after it uncovered staff had been underpaid.

City Survivors: (Unbelievably,) millennial women still face a lifetime gender pay gap

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Women’s rights have progressed massively since 1928, when we were finally allowed to vote in parliamentary elections, and since 1970, when the Equal Pay Act was introduced to prevent direct and indirect discrimination in the...

Argos staff on National Living Wage to receive £64 in underpayments

Friday, 17 February 2017 | News

About 37,000 current and former staff of retailer Argos will receive an average £64 back payment for money owed to them after they were underpaid.

Don't blame older workers for poor pay and perks, says TUC

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 | News

Paying pensions to older workers is not to blame for younger workers getting a bad deal, according to a new report from trade union the TUC.

Working class professionals paid less than more affluent colleagues

Monday, 30 January 2017 | News

People from working class backgrounds who get a professional job are paid an average of £6,800 (17%) less each year than colleagues from more affluent backgrounds, according to new research by the Social Mobility Commission....

Money issues 'damage worker productivity'

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 | News

Around one in four people are finding it difficult to do their job because of serious money worries.

Fat cat' bosses earn average yearly salary by lunchtime today

Monday, 05 June 2017 | News

The bosses of FTSE 100 companies will earn the average UK salary by lunchtime today, according to data compiled by the High Pay Centre.

How to get a new job or pay rise in 2017

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 | Article

According to a recent survey carried out by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), 41% of British firms plan to expand their workforce in during 2017, defying conventional thought regarding the uncertainties created by...

Autumn Statement 2016: Salary sacrifice perks curbed; pensions exempt from charges

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 | News

In an Autumn Statement thin on surprises for private investors, chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a clampdown on salary sacrifice schemes.