Articles from ADP

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%).