Compensation & Benefits
17 Jan 2024 | Management-Issues
New research from Henley Business School explores the different and diverse groups in today's workplace and the elements that attract or dissuade them from applying to a job.
09 Oct 2023 | Management-Issues
Despite pressure on budgets, the majority of UK employers are responding to staff demands for an expansion of benefits and flexible working.
05 Oct 2023 | Management-Issues
Amid financial pressures and budget cuts, more than a third of workers in the UK have experiencing adverse effects from job-related stress.
26 Sep 2023 | Management-Issues
Over half of employees working in the UK voluntary sector have left in search of higher paid jobs in other industries, new research suggests.
13 Sep 2023 | Management-Issues
While the UK's gender pay gap has reduced by little more than two percent over the past six years, figures also show a rise in the proportion of women in higher paid roles.
21 Nov 2022 | Noura Dadzie
In the U.S., six states have passed laws requiring employers to publish salary information in an effort to reduce wage gaps. So should more organisations be prioritising salary transparency?
15 Jan 2020 | David Fairhurst
Several years ago, I warned about a looming 'workforce cliff' as demand for workers outstrips supply. Now that employers are thinking differently about the experience they are creating, one area which seems ripe for innovation is pay.
10 Apr 2018 | Manfred Kets De Vries
In order to understand the greed spiral of CEO pay, we need to look at the systemic issues and dynamics that have led to the modern-day ‘cult of the CEO’.
15 Sep 2014 | Dawna Jones
We’ve all heard of emotional intelligence, but what about conversational intelligence? How can leaders use conversation to activate higher-level intelligences such as trust, integrity, empathy and good judgment?
20 Aug 2013 | Brian Amble
British men in management positions stand to earn over £141,500 ($220,000) more in bonuses over the course of their working lifetimes than women doing the same jobs, a new report has found.
12 Feb 2013 | Brian Amble
The argument that stratospheric levels of CEO pay are justified by the need to compete for top talent in a global marketplace is nothing more than a 'self-serving myth', a new report claims.
07 Jan 2013 | Brian Amble
Men whose looks are rated as being above average earn considerably more than their less attractive counterparts, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.
22 May 2012 | Brian Amble
Women working in financial services in the UK earned some 20 per cent less on average than men in 2011, according to research from eFinancialCareers.
09 Mar 2012 | Brian Amble
Pay rises across Europe's largest economies look set to average around just three percent in 2012, a significantly lower increase than employees in several other regions can expect to receive this year.
02 Mar 2012 | Bob Selden
The metaphor of carrots as motivators is still alive and well. But carrots don't work for all of the people all of the time. So how do we package reward and remuneration to meet the needs of people at all levels of an organisation?
16 Dec 2010 | Brian Amble
Receiving an unexpected holiday bonus can put a smile on anyone's face - especially in the current climate. But why do some employees choose to spend their bonus immediately while others save this money for the future?
01 Dec 2010 | Bob Selden
The first thing Clive Palmer did when he bought a loss-making Australian nickel refinery in July 2009 was to raise the of pay of its employees and then ask them how to run the business. The results have been impressive – and so too Clive Palmer's generosity in return.
29 Oct 2010 | Brian Amble
Despite average pay increases not breaking the three per cent barrier, the directors of Britain's 100 largest companies enjoyed a 55 per cent rise in total earnings over the last year.
14 Oct 2010 | Brian Amble
After almost two years of austerity, there are signs that the great US pay freeze could be finally be thawing, with three-quarters of the employers that froze pay expecting to change their policy by the end of 2010.
13 Sep 2010 | Brian Amble
The British economy may still be in the doldrums, but that doesn't seem to be having any effect on size of the bonuses paid to the country's top executives.