The UK labour shortage: what you need to know

Have you noticed it? The lack of response to your job advertisements, the overstretched teams? For several industries in the UK, the past year has been characterised by labour shortages. In fact, 71% of organisations have said they’ve been affected. But why is this...

Pay transparency is business critical: here’s why

‘Competitive’. What does the word mean? What is it hiding? Do people writing job advertisements know that it makes prospective candidates assume that this mysterious ‘competitive salary’ is almost anything but? Let’s be clear: organisations need to be transparent...

3 reasons bosses avoid ‘pay chats’ (and how benchmarks help)

No-one actually enjoys talking about money, do they? Whether you’re the employee or their manager, sitting down to have a conversation about pay can be excruciating. And that’s often because both sides are missing a lot of key information… That can mean people delay...

Salary benchmarking by Qlearsite Pro

Whatever kind of people leader you are – HR professional, CEO, team lead, line manager – then there’s really only one secret to doing it well. And that’s making informed decisions. You need data points you can trust, and insights that guide your actions.  ...

Why benchmarking salaries matters

It’s important to benchmark your organisation’s salaries for multiple reasons – like being able to attract the best talent, optimising your employees’ performance and productivity, and knowing how to retain your staff. We’ve discussed what salary benchmarking...