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#Skills confidence has grown almost 10% between 2012 and 2019 #FutureofWork

10 years on from the financial downturn, research reveals the growing strength of the UK workforce. New research from ADP has revealed the strength of the UK workforce and its growth in optimism, stability and skills confidence since 2012, the period often considered the tail-end of the economic downturn.

UK employers risk losing two-thirds of employees over gender pay gap

Recent figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that progress towards closing the gender pay gap has stagnated for the past seven years, and between 2018 and 2019 the gap has widened for full-time workers. This has left women earning on average 8.9% less than their male colleagues- an improvement of just 0.6% from 2002. This slow progress, according to ADP’s 2019 Workforce View report, has left UK employees impatient, as over two-thirds state that they would consider looking for another job if there was an unfair gender pay gap at their company.

64% of UK businesses are unwilling to meet the rising demand for flexible pay

Research supports that financial wellness initiatives and flexible pay options have on employee productivity and retention. These programmes are gaining traction yet 64% of British are yet to any make significant changes.

ADP recognised for the second consecutive year for its ability to deliver innovative solutions and support the #FutureofWork

NelsonHall Names ADP a Leader in 2019 Next Generation HCM Technology NEAT for Both Mid / Large and Small Market Segments ADP, a leading global technology company providing human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced that NelsonHall, a global business process outsourcing and IT services analyst firm, recognised the company as a Leader in its 2019 Next Generation HCM Technology Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) report.

UK employees more likely to freelance than Europeans

The shine of freelancing and self-employment is fading across Europe, according to a study from ADP, while the trend continues to attract UK workers looking for a more flexible approach to their professional lives. ADP’s annual Workforce View in Europe 2019 report has revealed an 11 percentage point drop in the number of workers actively considering the independent lifestyle since 2017 – down to just 15% this year. While the study has shown that interest in freelancing and self-employment continues amongst UK workers with 21% actively considering it, a figure that is only a one percentage point change on 2017. 

Poor employee financial wellness linked to productivity decline #FutureofPay

Almost all (98%) employers believe that their employees’ financial wellness has a direct impact on their business performance – especially concerning employee productivity (67%) and engagement (62%).

London workers most likely to suffer from discrimination

New research from ADP ‘The Workforce View in Europe 2019’, reveals that reports of discrimination are highest in the UK where more than a third (38%) of respondents say they have been targeted, compared to a European average of 30%.

#GDPR has boosted employee confidence in data security

More than half of UK’s workforce (53%) feel confident that their personal data is stored responsibly and securely, a rise since the introduction of GDPR in 2018.

London workers most likely to open up about #MentalHealth in the workplace

New research from ADP® reveals the extent of regional disparities in attitudes towards workplace mental health, with results ranging widely throughout the UK.

UK employees reluctant to open up about #MentalHealth

Taboos around mental health are still ingrained in the workplace, according to new research from ADP®, which reveals that a third of employees (31%) wouldn’t feel comfortable disclosing a mental health issue to anybody at work, and two thirds (61%) believe that their employer isn’t interested in their mental health.

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