Tags: Fees

Non-exec directors seeing their fees flatline after 5 years of growth

Non-executive directors in FTSE100 companies are seeing an end to the increases in their fees experienced after the financial crisis, according to a new report by PwC.  PwC’s research reveals that the base board fees for non-executive director roles in the FTSE100 are beginning to plateau after several years of rises, as companies try to…

Jane Scott Paul: Bridging the gap between employers and the education system

Thousands of school leavers hold their breath as they await the GSCE and A Level results that will help determine the direction they take towards establishing and building a career. But this year, more young people will look beyond university in pursuit of finding employment or training through another route – driven by the increase…

It’s easy to avoid new HSE fees, says expert

Companies shouldn’t panic about the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) new fees for intervention (FFI) because avoiding the charges can be straightforward, according to Michael Slade, Managing Director of health and safety specialist Bibby Consulting & Support. The FFI scheme is part of the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012 which, although still subject to…

What employers need to know about the changes to employment law

April sees a number of changes to employment law coming into force in the UK. Here, Leon Deakin, employment associate at Thomas Eggar LLP sifts through the Coalition Government’s rhetoric to provide a digestible summary of the Top 5 changes coming into force this April and exactly what they mean for employers. 1. Qualifying period…

Pensions reduces fees for low earners and deferred members

Pensions Trust, the independent multi-employer trust, today unveils reduced charges for low earners and deferred members. Morten Nilsson, Chief Executive of NOW: Pensions, said: “We believe everyone deserves a better pension and therefore have developed a strong pricing model that is clear and transparent. We have decided to make a few adjustments to secure best…

Tribunal changes will lead to chequebook justice says union

Introducing fees to take claims to Employment Tribunals could have a huge impact on ensuring equality at work, TUC General Secretary, Brendan Barber, will warn a conference today (Friday). In December the Government announced a package of measures including an overhaul of Employment Tribunals. Under the changes workers with a gross annual income of at…

Consultation opens on cost recovery scheme for health and safety interventions

The HSE has today opened a three-month consultation on how cost recovery for intervention will work, having already agreed the underlying principle with Government. The new scheme could apply from as early as April 2012. For the first time, the changes place a duty on the HSE to recover the costs of their interventions in…