London, 21 May 2020 – According to our poll out today in coalescence with The Chartered Governance Institute, companies and other organisations are taking a mixed approach to salary sacrifice during the Coronavirus pandemic. Some 41% of executive directors have taken a voluntary reduction in base salary (50% have not), 31% of non-executive directors have
Following the House of Lords calling for a suspension earlier in the week, yesterday evening the Chief Treasury Secretary Steven Barclay announced that the looming changes to IR-35, which were mentioned in last week’s budget, would not be going ahead in 2020. As a result, those off payroll workers are able to continue functioning on
Organisations are still failing to provide enough support to staff in terms of their mental health according to our poll in conjunction with The Chartered Governance Institute Fewer than half (45%) of respondents to the poll believe that their organisation does enough to support staff’s mental health, with over a quarter (26%) stating that their
With less than a week to go before our market survey is released, we’d like to share some of our findings. Some interesting points we’ve found: Salaries have risen well above the national average rate. Most of the market is concentrated in London and the Southeast, and salaries are at the highest within this region.
Almost four-fifths (78%) of organisations we surveyed in conjunction with the ICSA: The Governance Institute have found becoming compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to be a heavy burden on their resources; 9% of those surveyed were unsure and 13% felt that it had not been a heavy burden.
The legal industry is flooded with bright graduates with a Law degree under their belt that are looking for alternative careers to consider other than the traditional solicitor or barrister option.