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Fair pay for complex public sector roles

Posted by Phil Kenmore

It seems to me that expectations and reward for public servants are moving in opposite directions. Instead of reflecting the increasing demands made of local authority managers, pay is falling relative to other sectors. Following drastic cuts in staffing levels … Continue reading

Rebalancing risk in executive reward

Posted by Eric Engesaeth

Daniel Kahneman probably wasn’t thinking about executive reward when he wrote about the phenomenon of ‘loss aversion’ (people’s tendency to fear loss more than they appreciate gains) in his 2011 book, Thinking Fast and Slow. But the theory helps to … Continue reading

The role of rewards in building employee engagement

Posted by Mark Royal

No, money probably can’t buy you love. And it won’t alone buy you employee engagement either.  But a sense of balance between what employees contribute to an organization and what they get back in return is fundamental to sustaining the … Continue reading

How to keep your people “up” when pay increases are down

Posted by Nick Boulter

For anyone who hasn’t yet seen our salary forecasts for 2014, we predict that global salary increases will be down on last year. And when you add inflationary pressures to the mix, it looks likely that many regions will see … Continue reading

When it comes to pay and benefits – are we better off working closer to home?

Posted by David Smith

I recently took a trip back to my home town to see my family. I grew up about 7 miles east of Manchester in the borough of Tameside. The industrial revolution had a significant impact on this area with several factories producing … Continue reading

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