Survey reveals gender pay gap

Men are paid an average of 18.5% more than women, according to a study by job site

Men are paid an average of 18.5% more than women, according to a study by job site

The Great British Salary Survey which polled more than 6,000 UK workers, found that, on average, male workers working full or part time earn £27,241, compared to £22,988 for female staff. 

The survey also reveals 24% of men who took part in the survey reported were earning over £30,000 a year compared to only 12% of women.

Martin Warnes, managing director of, says: “While the signs are promising in some industry sectors, employers still risk missing out on the full potential of female staff by not rewarding them equally.”

Recruitment industry criticises NI increases for social care reforms

The announcement yesterday [7 September] of National Insurance (NI) and dividend tax increases to cover NHS and social care reforms has been roundly criticised by representatives of the recruitment sector and umbrella workers.

Legislation 8 September 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beeken Reeves, Caval, Compono, ettain, GKR London, Greenbean, idibu, ManpowerGroup

Contracts 6 September 2021

FINANCIALS: Empresaria’s profits up, but revenue declines

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Financials 12 August 2021

HMRC slaps tax fine on Home Office for wrong IR35 assessments

HM Revenue & Customs has been busy dishing out penalties for unpaid tax due to wrong off-payroll workers’ status.

Legislation 30 July 2021