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Remuneration Trends Report

Remuneration Trends Report

We produce sector reports on a quarterly basis and have just completed our latest UK Remuneration overview report. This is a free product, available now.

Real living wage

Real living wage

The Real Living Wage Foundation has just raised its RLW by 10% to £ 10.90 an hour in the UK. This is a lot higher than some forecasters expected, however it is an accurate reflection of inflation at this point in time. There are some very lively factors to consider if you are a RLW employer.

Employment Market Trends

Employment Market Trends

Here at Turning Point HR Solutions we work right across every sector- which is one of the reasons why our insights are so brilliant! The common thread across all sectors currently is one of pain, but the pain is not the same for everyone.

Pay reviews – which way do you turn?

Pay reviews – which way do you turn?

Yes, its that time of the year when pay reviews are on everybody’s radars and this year is a
humdinger! How do you balance the need and aspirations of your people with the cold economics of remaining sustainable?

We have been published in SME Magazine

We have been published in SME Magazine

Turning Point HR Solutions have been published SME Magazine – The magazine has an online page turner available for you to read that we have an article in with an in print edition that has been Distributed to 30 Chambers of Commerce premises across the country and...

NEW: Job Description Services

NEW: Job Description Services

We now offer both support with training or meetings to understand the roles with a view to create / update your current job descriptions OR an in house service to create / standardise your job descriptions for you.

To Pay or Not to Pay, is that the question?

To Pay or Not to Pay, is that the question?

In my daily calls with clients and prospects, I am coming across a lot of questions regarding what allowances to pay. With the new working world, organisations are trying to decide, do they go back to the office, do they work remotely, or do they have a hybrid of the two? What works for them as an organisation and what works for their employees?

Post Pandemic Growth – Our Team is Expanding

Post Pandemic Growth – Our Team is Expanding

Well, its been a full 18 months since the first lockdown landed and a new chaos was unleashed across the globe. All of this has led to our company being busier than ever in our 16 year history and the need for us to on board new talent. All our recent hires have been chosen for their commercial acumen and most critically for their ability to fit into our culture of accountable delivery. As always, we are here for the long term with our clients and finding the current evolution of reward requirements as engaging as it always has and will be.

Performance Management Post Pandemic

Performance Management Post Pandemic

2020/21 is unlikely to have been the year that you reviewed your organisations performance management system… but it might be on your to-do list for 2021/22. In this article Katy Marshall, Reward Director at Turning Point HR Solutions, answers key questions on performance management and suggests changes organisations can make to their performance management systems that will support agile working and can ultimately improve organisational performance.

ECJ Tesco Equal Pay Case

ECJ Tesco Equal Pay Case

Following on from our article on the Asda equal pay case at the end of March, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has handed down its judgement in another equal pay case, involving another supermarket giant – Tesco.

2021 Pay & Reward Trends Survey

2021 Pay & Reward Trends Survey

Pay & Reward trends for 2021, What does your business plan to do?
Take part in our survey on pay & benefits trends for 2021 to receive your detailed report free of charge

Spotlight Video on Orbit Suite

Spotlight Video on Orbit Suite

As an HR professional, getting access to high quality, reliable and relevant pay benchmarking data can be challenging. However, some new software platforms are coming to the market that can offer solutions, watch this video to find out more

We got published in HR.com

We got published in HR.com

Navigating the Inevitable – published in this months HR.com HR Strategy and Planning magazine looking at how to restructure in this current climate and how to use Turning Point HR Solutions software Orbit Org to help.

Asda Equal Pay Case

Asda Equal Pay Case

Asda supermarket workers’ long-running equal pay case was heard by the Supreme Court
justices at a virtual hearing in July. The judgement is set to be delivered shortly. The claim was
brought by around 35,000 employees represented by legal firm, Leigh Day.

How to (and why to) Develop a Reward Strategy

How to (and why to) Develop a Reward Strategy

Developing your reward strategy involves designing and implementing reward policies and practices to support and advance organisational objectives. Investing time in your reward strategy can pay dividends. It can maximise the value you get from your reward arrangements. In this article I will outline some important considerations when developing a reward strategy. First, it might be sensible to talk about why you should develop a reward strategy in the first place…

Navigating the Inevitable- Is it time to look at restructuring?

Navigating the Inevitable- Is it time to look at restructuring?

The current pandemic has had a significant financial impact on most businesses in the UK. Because of this many organisations are having to face up to the reality of re-configuring and restructuring their operating structures. In this article we talk a little about some of the most important considerations and challenges when restructuring your business.

Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Written by Katy Marshall of TPHR Since the introduction of the Gender Pay Gap Reporting there have been calls for employers to also publish their ethnicity pay gap data. This is because, in the same way that the UK has a gender pay gap that favours male employees, it...

Pay Frameworks for the Housing Sector

Pay Frameworks for the Housing Sector

It used to be a lot easier, didn’t it, back in the 00’s? Your roles were housing roles, your DLO /trades may have needed a slightly separate approach, but fundamentally the old-style incremental pay frameworks were fit for purpose. Roll on to 2019 and the Housing...

Homeworker Payments

Homeworker Payments

A significant proportion of organisations now have employees working from home. We have been asked by a number of our clients how they will need to modify staff reward packages to reflect this alternate way of working.

Working From Home Allowances

Working From Home Allowances

In this article we explore some of the issues employers need to be aware of with increased
numbers of employees working from home, from a financial, legal and Health and Safety perspective.