How do pay and perks compare at the UK top universities? Find out in the annual report from UCU union Transparency at the top? This was published as part of its campaign for greater transparency in UK university executive pay. It also includes expenditure on air flights, hotel accommodation and expenses. How does your pay compare? […]
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IFS has conducted an economic analysis into the impact finding that it ‘will tend to weaken the incentive for single parents to be in work, and to strengthen the incentive for couples to have one person in work (rather than none or two).’ For background see the UK government official website . It includes this […]
Interesting report released this week by the Sutton Trust which examines the link between personality, aspirations, career prospects and socioeconomic status. It finds that people with extrovert personalities are more likely to earn more. They are also less likely to come from poorer backgrounds. Read the full text and find out what methodology it used […]
Fat Cat Tuesday On the 5th January 2016 top bosses salaries FTSE CEOS will already have exceeded the average annual pay of many workers (£27,645) according to the High Pay Centre Find out how wages compare using their pay calculator Price Waterhouse Cooper conducts regular surveys on the state of executive pay in the UK. […]
The level of the living wage was raised by 40p an hour this week to £8.25. What is the living wage and how does it compare to the national minimum wage? Consult the Living Wage foundation to see how it is calculated and its supporters. KPMG has recently released an assessment that in 2015– that […]
Latest analysis from researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Harvard University and the University of Cambridge found that generally they did even during the latest economic recession. One significant finding – the increase was largest for English women around 10 years after graduation who had earnings 3 times higher than non graduates. Get […]
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Find out how pay compares in different sectors using this quiz from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. For contrast see the Low Pay 2014 report from the Resolution Foundation
According to the National Management Salary Survey from CMI, 45% of under-performing managers received a bonus. The average is over £8,000.
Regional gender pay gaps vary from an average 33% in South Asia to 14% in the Middle East and North Africa. This is one of the key findings of the UN 2014/15 Progress of the World’s Women report. It emphasises the need to transform economies in order to improve women’s lives.
A new report from Oxfam considers how the UK can achieve decent living standards while remaining environmentally sustainable.