NEWS IN BRIEF
- Market Insights: Positive prospects: UK unemployment hits its lowest point since 2008. // Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);10/29/2015, p2
The article discusses the performance of Great Britain labour market with employment rising and unemployment continuing to drop. Topics discussed include the increase in pay for employees in Great Britain by 3% including bonuses and 2.8% excluding bonuses and the rise in sterling against the...
- Cashing out. Brearton, Steve // CA Magazine;Nov2013, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p9
Statistics are presented which look at annual raises and cash bonuses received by employees in the previous thirty years leading up to 2013, including bonus amounts, the percentage of Canadian companies linking bonuses to performance in 2004, and the value of the Canadian incentive travel industry.
- ComputerWorld Salary Survey: Working Longer and Harder For Not Much Pay Increase. // Software Practitioner;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p7
In an article entitled "Salary Squeeze," "ComputerWorld" announced the findings of its annual salary survey for 2003 in its October 27 issue. The average pay rise was 6.7 percent. For 71 percent of respondees, bonuses were the same as last year. 15 percent of respondees reported decreases in...
- pay and the recession. Moyle, Jarrod // Human Resources Magazine;Dec2008/Jan2009, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p22
The author looks into the remuneration in financial institutions in New Zealand. He thinks that it is not the right time to make any significant changes to remuneration. He states that an employer now needs to be smart about who qualifies for a four percent annual base salary increase and...
- Numbers of the month. // Works Management;Jan2011, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p7
The article presents statistics depicting the amount of extra funding MAS will pick up from government in the next three years, the size of the cash bonus for one site manager, and the percentage of manufacturers who will give staff a pay rise in 2011.
- Tax staff accept ATO deal. Slee, Chris // Green Left Weekly;11/23/2011, Issue 904, p5
The article reports that the staff of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has voted to accept their management's proposed enterprise agreement 57% to 43%, which provides a pay rise of 9% for over three years and two one-off bonuses.
- Pay pendulum swings employees' way as firms get anxious about losing skilled staff. Goodwin, Bill // Computer Weekly;3/22/2005, p47
The article reports that salaries and bonuses for skilled IT staff increased significantly in the year 2004, ending a prolonged decline in IT pay rates, according to a study of 46,000 IT workers in North America and Europe. Pay rates rose in 2004 by an average of 1% to 4% and are expected to...
- Holiday cheer. // Advertising Age;12/13/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 51, p52
The article presents information on the result of the annual Salary Survey special Report which was published by Advertising Age in December 1999. Raises for the ad agency rank-and-file are likely to average 6.6% in 2000, bettering the 6.4% average last year's survey predicted for 1999. Bonuses,...
- Should you take that job? Weiss, Barbara; Lippman, Helen // RN;Sep2005, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p65
Discusses the factors that nurses should consider in conducting an analysis of a job offer. Advantages and disadvantages of full time, part time and per diem work; Effect of frequent job changes because of bonuses; Benefits offered by employers to nurses.