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+00:00June 1st, 2017|

Putting Gender Equality at The Top of The Agenda

    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 [...]

2017-10-26T17:17:36+00:00April 7th, 2017|

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

  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 [...]

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

Prioritising Retention for Small Businesses

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 [...]

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

Why Should Companies Benchmark their Salaries?

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 recruit new employees at the right salary and ensure you are rewarding your existing employees appropriately in order to retain your key [...]

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

Why employee retention should be your top priority

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 [...]

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

Recruit, Reward, Retain

With increasing competition for talent, how can companies attract the right employees to their businesses? Once they join, how do they make sure they reward their employees appropriately so they are engaged and motivated in order to retain them in the long run? This is a challenge employers continue to face and with talent being the [...]

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

What is a reward strategy?

We all want to work in an environment where we feel we are truly making a difference. Where we feel supported and appreciated. We want to work with a leader who takes the time to develop and inspire us. Creating such an environment will ensure that employees are committed and motivated to go that extra [...]

2017-10-26T17:17:36+00:00June 4th, 2015|