The Pandemic Pay Rise

Inflation matters because higher prices eat into incomes and if incomes don’t grow to match prices, then living standards will fall. The Office for Budget responsibility (OBR), which provides independent and authoritative analysis of the UK’s public...

BTU Find Charlie’s ‘Lost Bonus’

And it’s worth a staggering £1,316,564, more than enough to buy him a new puncture repair kit. The new Chief Executive, Mr Charlie Nunn, is the only person in Lloyds Banking Group to get a 2020 group bonus payment, albeit based on what he would have earned at HSBC....

Accord Criticises Pay Deal Agreed By Accord.

You couldn’t make this stuff up. In a recent note to his members Accord’s General Secretary criticised this year’s pay deal. He said: “…Accord members have already been impacted by a pay review for 2021 that’s now below inflation”. That’s the same General Secretary...

Bonuses, Pay and Covid

The Bank has been warning staff that there will be little or no payments made through the Group Performance Share for 2020. In a message to staff earlier in the year, the bank said: “As you will have seen in the news, the impact of the coronavirus outbreak is expected...

30% Reduction In Bonuses

The Group Performance Scheme (GPS) pool was reduced from £464.5 million in 2018 to £310.1 million in 2019, a 33% reduction. The main reason for the reduction was PPI claims but other significant conduct risk issues, including the Cranston Review and the ongoing sore...

Pay & Grading In 2020

Unless the new grading and reward structure to be announced later this year deals with the issue of progression, staff will continue to be undervalued relative to the market place. And the issue of progression will become more important with the contraction of grades...

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