Skip Navigation

Speak to a consultant on +44 (0)20 3457 0894

Insights

Resources

Insights

Resources

Insights

Category: Pay Structure

Pages:

  • 1
  • 2
  •  
  •  
  •  

Give your pay bands a bit of TLC

Pay & Reward | Pay framework | Pay Structure | Pay Review

When was the last time you took a closer look at your pay bands? Pay bands can be viewed as the engine that drives pay decisions, but all too often they only get an annual MOT at pay review - perhaps it is time to look under the bonnet and give pay bands a bit more TLC. 

Posted by Judith Moore on
02 October 2020

Read more

What got you here, won't get you there - an open letter to HR

Reward Intelligence | Pay & Reward | Pay Structure | Reward Strategy | Productivity

The first in our series of open letters to HR, Sarah Lardner discusses how HR leaders in well-established organisations need to be looking at the journey ahead, to make the business irresistable to talented employees and to stand out amongst competitors.

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
29 July 2020

Read more

Reshaping your organisation to achieve your desired results

Organisational Design | Pay Structure

Taking the opportunity to reshape your organisation is something that many businesses are considering right now, and certainly for many it will be an unfortunate necessity due to pandemic-related reduced income meaning that it is no longer feasible to carry the staff overheads they previously could. But where is the best place to start?

Posted by Justine Woolf on
17 June 2020

Read more

Working from home, and the long-term impact on Pay and Reward

Pay & Reward | Flexible working | Disruptive HR | Pay Structure | Covid-19

Remote working was thrust upon many of us by COVID-19, and it looks like it is here to stay, with many never wanting to go back to working in an office. Whilst the obvious health and safety, GDPR and wellbeing aspects have been considered as part of the transition, what hasn’t yet really been discussed is the long-term impact on Pay and Reward. Justine Woolf digs a little deeper into what you may need to consider when reframing your deal for the new ways of working.  

Posted by Justine Woolf on
03 June 2020

Read more

Paying for performance in the not-for-profit sector Part 1

Bonus | Performance Related Pay | Pay & Reward | Pay Structure

Those of you working in the not-for-profit sector will recognise the dilemma of paying for performance and whether it’s something your organisation should do or not. Justine Woolf looks at the concerns around introducing paying for performance that are unique to the not-for-profit sector and how they impact the options available. 

Posted by Justine Woolf on
05 May 2020

Read more

Now that’s what I call blogs! 2019’s greatest hits

Executive Pay | HR Reward | Remcom | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Gender Pay Gap | Benefits intelligence | Employee engagement | Analytics | Pay trends | BAME reporting | Pay Structure | Pay benchmarking | Flexible Benefits

A blog roundup today - our most popular blogs from 2019. Well worth a re-read of your favourites, or a chance to catch up on any you've missed.

Posted by Ella Rees on
17 December 2019

Read more

The big squeeze: 4 ways to handle low pay increases

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Pay framework | National Living Wage | Organisational Design | Low Pay | Pay Progression | Skills based pay | Pay Structure

The government's low pay increases in recent years have been ambitious and caused budgeting headaches across businesses with a large proportion of low pay employees. With rates set to keep rising, how can you handle these challenges and make them work for your business?

Posted by Gemma Bullivant on
12 November 2019

Read more

Pay audits: the importance of carrying out an audit following a business change

Pay Fairness | Pay Structure | Pay Review

Whenever there is significant change in an organisation, mentalities of your employees can quickly change. Pay can also become a serious bone of contention that can cause ripples across the board, affecting productivity, morale and profit. Mark Macoun explores the reasons behind why pay audits at times like this are not just important, but vital in order to drive success rather than discontent.

Posted by Mark Macoun on
14 October 2019

Read more

If budgets are squeezed how do you get the most from your pay budget? Part 1 of 3

Bonus | Pay & Reward | National Living Wage | Pay Structure | Recognition | Reward Strategy

Other elements of the total reward package come into starker focus when pay budgets are tight, and across this three-part insights series we will look at how employers can leverage bonus, benefits and culture to make the most of their pay budgets, with part one focusing on creative peer-to-peer and crowdsourced bonus solutions.

Posted by James Bigus on
30 July 2019

Read more

How to give your incentives an MOT

Long Term Incentives | Performance Related Pay | Pay & Reward | Employee engagement | Sales Bonus | Pay Structure | Pay Review | Productivity

When did you last do a health check of your incentive schemes? Far from contributing to the success of the organisation, your incentive scheme may have quite the opposite effect. Here, James Bigus looks at three factors to bear in mind when designing a new incentive scheme, or when reviewing an existing one.

Posted by James Bigus on
09 July 2019

Read more

Making a merit-based pay model work for your business

Pay Transparency | Performance Related Pay | Pay Fairness | Pay & Reward | Pay trends | Pay framework | Pay Progression | Pay Structure | Reward Strategy | Pay benchmarking | Pay Review | Mosaic

With newly qualified lawyers preparing to join their new employers shortly, many law firms are in the process of reviewing their pay bands and pay structures. Once again, the discussion surrounding the benefits and drawbacks of the traditional PQE-based pay model have begun, and the merits of alternative pay models, have been reopened.

Posted by James Bigus on
10 June 2019

Read more

What do ‘fair’ rewards look like within your company culture?

Pay Fairness | Pay Structure | Reward Strategy | Segmented Reward

As more and more companies wake up and recognise that a one size fits all approach to pay just doesn't work, Director of Consulting Justine Woolf discussed segmented reward and how you can adapt your strategy to meet the needs of the diverse populations within your organisation.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
28 May 2019

Read more

Pages:

  • 1
  • 2
  •  
  •  
  •  
×

MENU