When we conduct reviews of reward with our clients, we need to understand the processes and systems that are in place and to measure their effectiveness. However, by far the most valuable source of information we gather is from stakeholders. We interview senior managers and run questionnaires, but the running of focus groups with staff is always most telling.
One aspect that occurred to us while listening to several speakers who explained different initiatives that they had introduced were the common themes running through their approaches.
Stephen Bevan of the Institute for Employment Studies provided a thought-provoking insight into the research that his organisation has been conducting into employee wellbeing that we felt was worthy of reporting.
We made our annual visit to Employee Benefits Live at the start of October. Its mix of exhibitors and conference programme always gives a good indication of current trends.
It is hard to believe that we took the plunge and decided to start up our own consultancy ten years ago this summer!
Our tried and tested Role-Check system is used as the foundation for much of our client work. It isn’t just used for categorising roles in a structure – we have also used it to help clients restructure their teams and this article explains how.
On a recent trip to Sri Lanka, we weren't expecting to find evidence of job evaluation from the tenth century!
Job evaluation or job matching is at the foundation of most robust reward systems. Here's an overview of our tried and tested Role-Check system and how we used it to set up a solid pay structure for one of our clients.
The first CIPD Reward Management research report for a few years was recently published and focuses on employee benefits. The research surveyed almost 600 HR professionals and assessed the extent of benefits that UK organisations offer. We have summarised some of the key points for you in this article.
Several clients have asked us for this type of support recently, so we thought it worth letting you know that we can access a range of detailed benchmarking information on the provision of car benefits provided to employees.
If you would like us provide a report on the typical level of car allowances, leases or mileage allowances for your roles then we can help.
News and views from the EBRS team
Updates and opinions on the world of employee pay and reward from the team at EBRS. We've archived articles from before 2016.