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Building Pathways: The Importance of Career Progression

2020-01-17T10:49:31+00:00January 2nd, 2020|

Career development is a hot topic. In organisations with little opportunity for career progression, high performers will often choose to leave – much to the detriment of the business. So how can organisations make the most of career pathways to hold onto their best employees? What are career pathways? Career pathways are used to [...]

Three top tips to reduce employee turnover and increase engagement

2019-12-20T14:02:17+00:00December 20th, 2019|

Losing a string of employees can be damaging to your business in a number of ways. It can dent the morale of your remaining workforce. It can tarnish your company’s image. It can add to everyone else’s workload – increasing stress levels. And not forgetting, of course, it can burn a hole in your [...]

Why praise and appreciation are worth more than a pay rise

2019-12-02T10:16:32+00:00December 2nd, 2019|

We all like to feel valued and appreciated. Whether that comprises a pat on the back or winning an award, a job well done deserves recognition. In fact, we know that recognising achievements is one of the best ways to improve employee engagement. Plus, recognition works both ways: it is not only motivating for [...]

How to develop a transparent reward strategy linking career progression with salary progression

2019-10-27T20:38:50+00:00October 27th, 2019|

Lack of career progression and the desire for a higher salary are the two most common reasons people take to the job market and leave their current position. However, career progression leads to higher pay, which means to combat turnover, they shouldn’t be considered in isolation. Instead, when developing a reward strategy, it makes [...]

Putting Gender Equality at The Top of The Agenda

2019-09-19T13:47:56+00:00April 7th, 2017|

Putting gender equality at the top of the agenda. A joint blog post by 3R Strategy and The Great Initiative. Rameez Kaleem, Director at 3R Strategy: The new gender pay regulation that came into force yesterday is far from perfect but it will undoubtedly put gender equality and diversity at the top of the [...]

New Gender Pay Gap Regulations – Don’t be put in the Spotlight!

2019-09-19T13:24:55+00:00March 1st, 2017|

Author: Rameez Kaleem, Reward Director The countdown is on for new employer regulation aimed at closing the gender pay gap. The final draft of the regulations has been compiled and we’re now just a couple of weeks away from their introduction. From the tax year starting 6 April 2017, employers with 250+ employees will [...]

Prioritising Retention for Small Businesses

2017-10-26T17:17:36+00:00March 28th, 2016|

Putting the Employees First  Aside from developing products and enhancing customer service, small business owners should never overlook the welfare of their employees. Employee retention is vital in any small business. In fact, in a small venture with only 5 to 10 employees, a loss of one or two people could be devastating. Aside from [...]

Reward Advice: Why Should Companies Benchmark their Salaries?

2019-09-19T14:38:39+00:00October 10th, 2015|

Reward Consultant Rameez Kaleem offers reward advice to businesses in this post about salary benchmarking Reward advice is useful, but having market intelligence as well as a good understanding of where your organisation sits in relation to the market is essential in order to set an effective reward strategy. This will enable you to [...]

Why employee retention should be your top priority

2017-10-26T17:17:36+00:00July 9th, 2015|

This is now the time for employees to make their move. They have worked in poor environments, received low pay rises and put up with pressures and high levels of stress during the recession. As the markets are picking up retention of employees should now become the focus for organisations, particularly as the competition for talent [...]