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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 11th, 2017|

Culture is the culprit: Tackling the UK gender pay gap

According to the Institute of Fiscal Studies, the UK gender pay gap is 18.1%. Although this may come across as men being paid 18.1% more than women for doing the same job, this is not the case. Pay may be one of the factors but the gender pay gap is primarily driven by factors such [...]

2017-10-26T17:17:35+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

4 ways salary benchmarking can help your retention strategy

Many organisations simply accept high employee turnover and focus on other business needs but almost a third of HR professionals view employee retention as one of their key priorities. However, employee retention is difficult to focus on with many factors affecting it and most organisations do not have a formal talent retention strategy. [...]

2018-07-24T16:34:22+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

Lack of Career Progression: An Opportunity For HR to Be More Strategic

Several research studies have shown that ‘lack of career progression’ is the most common reason for people quitting their jobs to seek opportunities elsewhere. There is no doubt that career progression will almost certainly lead to a higher salary but many managers and HR professionals make the mistake of thinking they can address the ‘lack [...]

2017-10-26T17:17:36+00:00 June 1st, 2017|