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Calls to introduce pay ratios

Calls to introduce pay ratios

FTSE 100 chief executive pay increased by 11 per cent between 2016 and 2017, leading calls from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to introduce pay ratios.

Pay expectations remain subdued, despite squeeze on skills

Pay expectations remain subdued, despite squeeze on skills

Median pay expectations in the 12 months to June 2019 remain at just two per cent, according to the latest quarterly Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and The Adecco Group.

Checking emails after work damages relationships, finds study

Checking emails after work damages relationships, finds study

Research into the impact of checking work emails outside of office hours has found that the practice has a detrimental effect on relationships and mental health.

£6,000 award over mental health discrimination

£6,000 award over mental health discrimination

An apprentice hairdresser in Ireland has been awarded €7,000 – around £6,300 – after being discriminated against due to her anxiety.

UNISON vows to fight sleep-in case decision

UNISON vows to fight sleep-in case decision

UNISON has asked the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal decision that care workers’ sleep-in shifts do not count as work time and do not need to be paid at the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

Advisory fuel rate for electric cars

Advisory fuel rate for electric cars

An advisory fuel rate (AFR) for pure electric cars will be introduced by HMRC from 1 September at a rate of 4 pence per mile.

Pension schemes newsletter – 101

Pension schemes newsletter – 101

Pension schemes newsletter 101, published by HMRC in July 2018, contains updates and guidance on pension schemes.

Pension costs and transparency inquiry launched

Pension costs and transparency inquiry launched

The Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into whether the pensions industry provides sufficient transparency around charges, investment strategy and performance to consumers.

Interest rates for late payments to rise

Interest rates for late payments to rise

HMRC has announced that it will increase the interest it charges for late payment following the Bank of England’s decision to raise the base rate to 0.75 per cent.

High Court challenge to broaden outsourced workers’ rights

High Court challenge to broaden outsourced workers’ rights

The High Court has granted the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) permission to judicially review a decision by the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) to not hear an application for trade union recognition with the University of London.

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