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Category: Pay Fairness


Back to School! The nuances of how Teachers are paid

Pay Transparency | Pay Fairness | Equal Pay | Measuring pay

Teachers are a good example of a variable or irregular work pattern, so how can you handle transparency in roles that don’t work your typical nine to five, and how can these roles be fairly and equally compared with the traditional Monday to Friday workforce?

Posted by Sarah Nash on
10 September 2021

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How to promote fairness and transparency through Job Evaluation

Pay Fairness | Job evaluation | Transparency

Fairness and transparency are both cornerstones of Responsible Reward. Spencer Hughes looks at how both can be achieved by correctly executing and implementing Job Evaluation with a logical and consistent methodology.

Posted by Spencer Hughes on
06 May 2021

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Pay Inequality: what could go wrong?

Pay Fairness | Equal Pay | Equal Pay Audits

Most organisations do not deliberately set out to discriminate in terms of pay, but given the c.29,000 claims a year it’s clearly not uncommon. Recent headline-grabbing cases have detailed staggering settlements, but the implications of not establishing pay equity can span much further than this. Cathryn Edmondson discusses.

Posted by Cathryn Edmondson on
18 March 2021

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Three considerations when setting employee performance targets, pay and bonuses in a volatile market

Bonus | Long Term Incentives | Performance Related Pay | Pay Fairness | Pay & Reward | Reward Strategy

How do you balance doing the right thing by your employees in terms of bonus and commission when business performance is not where you expected it to be? This is a hard question to answer and there will not be one approach that works for every business. However, there are questions all businesses can ask themselves to help navigate the challenges with performance targets and variable pay.

Posted by Cathryn Edmondson on
19 August 2020

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Pay equality: why now is the time to get your house in order

Corporate Governance | Pay Transparency | Pay Fairness | Equal Pay | Exec pay | Covid-19 | Responsible Reward

The long-term picture will only become known with the passage of time, however, whilst business may be a little slower and some of our typical processes postponed, the world will keep turning and a return to a feudalist barter system seems a little unlikely, which is why now is a great time to prepare for the future.

Posted by Ben Rowley on
14 July 2020

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Spring Webinar Series: Building Trust Through Transparency

Pay Transparency | Pay Fairness | Pay & Reward

Watch the recording of our first Spring Webinar, which sees Justine Woolf and Valerie Hughes-D'aeth discuss how organisations can rebuild trust around pay, both through the current COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
05 May 2020

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Gender pay gap reporting – more than just the numbers…

HR Reward | Pay Transparency | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Gender Pay Gap | Gender Pay Reporting | Employee engagement | Analytics

Mandatory reporting may be cancelled this year, but it's still a good opportunity to evaluate your gender pay position and review what measures are in place to close the gap.

Posted by Alastair Cole on
07 April 2020

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Genuine gestures or PR stunt?

Executive Compensation | Remcom | Reward Consultancy | Long Term Incentives | Pay Fairness | Exec pay | LTIP | Business Ethics | Covid-19

Innecto's Justine Woolf explains why headline reports of CEOs taking salary cuts aren't all they appear, and whether football clubs should consider cutting players' pay in line with other staff.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
03 April 2020

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The true value of societal impact on reward

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Flexible working | Covid-19

The current Covid-19 crisis has made us appreciate the contribution of key workers more than ever. But when it comes to Reward, why have these roles traditionally been undervalued - and is that about to change?

Posted by Justine Woolf on
31 March 2020

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National Minimum Wage changes: your essential update

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Salary sacrifice | National Living Wage | Low Pay | Productivity | Financial Wellbeing

Asha Charles summarises recent changes to low pay in the UK, including new approaches to NMW enforcement, pay arrangements, and salary sacrifice. A must read ahead of new regulations in April.

Posted by Asha Charles on
10 March 2020

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Born in the USA: Lessons on CEO Pay Ratios 

Boardroom | CEO Pay Ratios | Corporate Governance | Executive Pay | Executive Compensation | HR Reward | Pay Transparency | Remcom | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Employee communications

The UK's first round of reporting CEO pay ratios is on the way - but what lessons should we learn from experiences across the pond? Client Director Judith Moore looks at fairness, narratives, managing stakeholders and the future of disclosing executive pay.

Posted by Judith Moore on
18 February 2020

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Download our Responsible Reward guide

CEO Pay Ratios | Corporate Governance | Pay Transparency | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Equal Pay | Gender Pay | Measuring pay | Employee engagement | Pay trends | Communications | Business Ethics | HR Ethics | National Living Wage | BAME reporting | Recognition | Pension

Our aim in producing this guide is to share knowledge around what responsible reward means today and bring it to life with practical examples which you may want to explore at your organisation.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
11 February 2020

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