What is a reward strategy?

We are often asked 'what is a reward strategy'.  It covers a wide range of areas. Reward strategy involves designing and implementing reward policies and practices which are most likely to support your organisations objectives, delivering a motivated and effective workforce. Often an organisation's pay and reward structure has evolved without any overall goal, [...]

2019-06-24T16:52:39+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Joint press release on Gender Pay Gap & Equal Pay issues

Joint Press Release: How UK plc can tackle equal pay and the gender pay gap? After the latest round of gender pay reports, the all-round feedback from those in the HR community has been ‘could-do better’. Employer News asked for our thoughts, alongside two other HR support professionals, to identify what the UK [...]

2019-05-02T13:02:04+00:00May 2nd, 2019|

What happens after companies publish their gender pay gaps?

Although many employers have yet to publish their gender pay gaps (just under 3,000 companies have reported so far out of an estimated 9,000), the ones that have made their data public may be feeling the heat, especially if the gap is huge. For many, the question after the April deadline will be: what [...]

2018-03-22T11:08:35+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

Gender pay gap reporting: so far, not so good

There are just over two months left for 9,000 businesses of over 250 employees to publish their gender pay gap. And at the time of writing, just over 700 employers have done so. With time rapidly running out, it seems increasingly likely that many firms will miss the 5 April deadline (31 March for [...]

2018-07-24T16:32:55+00:00February 4th, 2018|

4 reasons people leave their jobs and what you can do about it

Recruiting people who fit in culturally and possess the desired skill set can be tricky enough; getting them to stay can be even tougher. With so many opportunities to switch to a new role in a different organisation, many individuals decide to hop from one job to another, lured by a higher pay packet [...]

2018-07-16T11:19:40+00:00December 22nd, 2017|

3R Strategy partners with Suited & Booted for a suit drive campaign

We are delighted to be partnering with Suited & Booted, a UK registered charity, that helps vulnerable, unemployed and low-income men into employment by providing interview clothing and interview advice. The first 30 seconds of an interview are crucial as employers make up their minds about potential candidates very quickly. Getting appearance and presentation [...]

2017-12-11T10:15:43+00:00December 4th, 2017|

Why does career progression mean sacrificing family life?

Cast an eye over the senior management team of most organisations and it’s usually the same old story: if not all-male, then almost all male. This is supported by a 2017 report from financial advisory firm Grant Thornton, which revealed that the numbers of women in senior management inched up by just 1% from 2016 [...]

2018-07-16T11:22:01+00:00November 24th, 2017|

Disclosing the gender pay gap is just the first step

The gender pay gap and equal pay is still very much a hot topic. In the last few months Google has been hauled into the spotlight over this very issue, first with that leaked memo, followed swiftly by news that three former employees are suing the tech giant for systematically paying women less than [...]

2018-07-24T16:33:17+00:00November 11th, 2017|