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Category: Leadership

Thought leadership: our key messages to business leaders


Much of Britain is preparing for a long, hard winter. Coming off the back of the pandemic and the ‘Great Resignation’, the current cost of living crisis is threatening to take millions of employees – and countless businesses – beyond their stretching point in the coming months. As the UK gets accustomed to a new Prime Minister, we asked some of our consultants for their messages to company leaders in these testing times.

Posted by Innecto Reward Consulting on
16 September 2022

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Gender pay gap: Why are men still ruling the executive roost, and what can we do about it?

Boardroom | Executive Compensation | HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Pay Fairness | Leadership | Gender Pay | Gender Pay Gap | Exec pay | Women in leadership | Flexible working | Agile working

A new study shows that having a diverse executive team improves company performance. Yet men still fill the vast majority of executive positions, resulting in a gender pay gap on a national scale. Sarah Lardner asks why is this the case, and what can we do about it?

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
05 November 2019

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How to lead the way with a ‘light touch’ RemCom approach

Corporate Governance | Executive Compensation | Leadership | Organisational Design

How businesses manage the pay of their employees and particularly their executive remuneration is coming under increasing scrutiny - so what can employers do to stay ahead of the game? Sarah Lardner offers some solid advice on a framework that will help companies raise the bar.

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
24 September 2019

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Discovery before solution

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Leadership | Reward Intelligence

New year, new thinking: how to reassess your problem-solving methodology and get better outcomes for your business with Justine Woolf's thought-provoking guide.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
08 January 2019

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Our top 10 useful reads for Christmas

Boardroom | HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Motivation | Leadership | Engagement | Analytics | Women in leadership | Disruptive HR | Global talent | Fast Growth | Agile working | Culture

This week we bring you a festive cornucopia of recommended reads from the Innecto team which will send you into the New Year full of fresh ideas and ready to hit the ground running.

Posted by Ella Rees on
18 December 2018

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Employee engagement: finding your solution

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Motivation | Leadership | Employee engagement | Fast Growth | Total reward

There's no one size fits all approach to employee engagement - the solution has to be right for your organisations's ethos and goals. Innecto Client Director Justine Woolf takes you through some key engagement elements and how getting the perfect mix is vital for sustained success.

Posted by Justine Woolf on
13 November 2018

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Audio Blog: Building a career in Reward

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Motivation | Leadership | Reward Intelligence | Pay & Reward | Networking | Talent | Recognition | Reward Strategy | Performance | Productivity | Reward

We're delighted to share the first in our audio series 'How I got where I am' - interviews with senior Reward professionals on their career stepping stones and practical advice on how to get there.

Posted by Sarah Lardner on
08 May 2018

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How Simon Sinek's Start With Why can inspire your reward strategy

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Leadership | Reward Intelligence | Pay & Reward | Good data | Benefits audit | Benefits intelligence | Organisational Design | Reward Strategy | Reward

In her first blog for Innecto, Client Director Lissa Davis explains why questioning the rationale behind your reward strategy can help you really understand current issues, control the journey and build better reward for your company.

Posted on: 27 March 2018

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Going for Gold at RemCom

Boardroom | Executive Pay | HR Reward | Remcom | Reward Consultancy | Bonus | Leadership | Remcom Mentor | Pay & Reward | Exec pay | Communications | Organisational Design | Reward

Feeling nervous about the start of RemCom season? Not to worry - experienced RemCom advisor Deborah Rees-Frost is here to guide you through Innecto's GOLD standard for ensuring a successful outcome.

Posted by Deborah Rees-Frost on
21 November 2017

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Posted on: 29 August 2017

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Employee Recognition: how are you doing?

Reward Consultancy | Leadership | Reward Intelligence | Pay & Reward | Employee engagement | Employee communications | Engagement | Communications | Organisational Design | Culture | Reward

This positive effect of recognition seems obvious, but its inclusion as part of a holistic approach to reward is sometimes overlooked by employers in their strategic planning. Recognition takes a back seat while the focus is on more ‘important’ reward issues such as pay, benefits and bonus. Read more...

Posted by Alastair Cole on
27 June 2017

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Retaining your organisation's talent

HR Reward | Reward Consultancy | Leadership | Reward Intelligence | Pay & Reward | Employee engagement | Culture | Pay Progression | Total reward | Reward Strategy | Performance

In this blog, we welcome guest blogger Dr Amanda Potter, Managing Director of Zircon Management Consulting. Here Amanda shares her thoughts on the key aspects that are vital in retaining an organisation's top performers.

Posted on: 14 March 2017

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