Small businesses expect to increase pay by 3% next year

Staff shortages in shops and restaurants due to double whammy of Brexit and Covid will push wages up by an average 2.9% in 2022 - survey

Business management

Is salary transparency a good idea?

Research shows that, despite the buzz, salary transparency doesn't work for some businesses. We take a closer look at the arguments.


Salaries soar in the education, catering and retail sectors

The latest job market data from CV-Library reveals that salaries across the UK saw a steady increase of 1.3 per cent last month.


Employees willing to cut salary to secure their dream job

Robert Half UK reveals research looking into salaries and how many employees would actually take a pay cut for their dream job.


Competition heats up amongst candidates, as salaries soar

Competition for jobs is heating up this summer with some of the nation’s key locations and sectors witnessing an above-average hike in applications last month, due to rising salaries.


UK salaries increase at a steady rate, despite post-election uncertainty

It’s positive news for workers this month, as average salaries in the UK rose by a steady 1.3 per cent when compared with data from June 2016.


The Great Salary Swindle: Half of European employees have been paid late

Nearly half of European employees have been paid late, and 48 per cent have been paid incorrectly, according to new research.


Graduates have unrealistic salary expectations

Survey reveals the majority of graduates around the UK are earning less than £16K in their first role and are dubious about their degree’s return on investment.

Business management

Why I let my team decide my salary…and theirs

Paulina Sygulska discusses the 'open culture' ethos of her business and how it meant unusual but effective decisions could be made on remuneration.

Legal advice

Can I make a deduction from an employee’s salary?

If an employee fails to return corporate property e.g. laptop, clothing, mobile phone etc., is it permissible to deduct the value of the equipment from their final salary?

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze