• By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 15th April 2021

Enticing the Best Talent on The Market: There’s More to It Than Just Salary

Suppose you are a business owner looking to employ a new member of staff within your company. You very well may be in the process of considering what you can do to both reach the right candidate for the role you are offering but to attract the attention of jobseekers in general. ...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 24th March 2021

9 Tips for Young Professionals to Get Hired Quickly

Life is particularly difficult for young professionals. Once you get into the field and gain enough experience, things become much easier for you. By then, you have a good network of people in the same field, and you know enough about the industry to get yourself a job.  On the other hand, you...


City skyline
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 16th February 2021

Company Salaries

Company salaries vary widely, so if you want to know which career path will earn you the most, it is time to compare the roles that pay and discover the companies that are making big profits. Here we take a look at the salaries people earn when they work in law, finance, charity, retail, consultancy...


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  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 16th February 2021

Footballers Salaries

Footballers’ salaries vary greatly, with the average premier league salary10 coming out at £2.9m. Of course, this far exceeds the average premier league referee salary11, which comes in at £200k, compared to the UK Average Salary this is a substantial amount greater. But, what does...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 26th January 2021

Sport Stars Salaries 2021

If you are wondering if success and popularity are appropriated equally in talent salaries and net worth, then we have the information you simply have to read. Here we take a look at the salaries of the biggest names in sports, their managers, and coaches. LeBron James Salary1: £28,500,000 L...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 19th January 2021

Politicians Salaries

Have you ever wondered what your politicians are earning? Here, we help answer your burning questions, such as does the Home Secretary's salary outweigh the Prime Minister's salary? Or, how does the Prime Minister's salary compare to that of the President of the United States? We have compiled a re...


TV Personalities
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 19th January 2021

TV Personality Salaries

Love or loathe them, underpaid or ridiculously overpaid, it’s only natural to be inquisitive about the salary of TV personalities, actors, and actresses. Here we take a look at the most searched for TV personalities from Piers Morgan to Holly Willoughby. James Corden Salary: £6,500,00 ...


Working from home
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 07th December 2020

Costs You Need to Consider When Working from Home

Whether you have recently moved to work from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic or have decided to start running your own business from your home, many people do not realise some of the additional costs that they might incur as a result of this. Working from home can be a rewarding experience...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 30th November 2020

Minimum Wage Increase April 2021

The UK Government has announced that the National Living Wage (the minimum wage for over 23s) is to increase by 2.18% in April 2021.  This means that a 23-year-old working 40 hours a week will have a salary of approximately £18,532.8 a year, or £8.91 an hour.  ...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 30th October 2020

Influencer Earnings: Are brands getting value for money?

Influencer marketing is now a huge industry. Responsible for the skyrocketing fame of many of today’s household names, the influencer phenomenon is nothing short of incredible. And that’s before we even factor in the astounding earnings of some of the world’s top social superstars....


Self Employment
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 05th October 2020

The Best Self Employed Jobs

Self-employment often provides workers with greater autonomy and flexibility than can be achieved when working directly for a company. Parents, retirees, students and people managing multiple jobs are just some of the groups of people who may wish to become self-employed. One of the perks of worki...


Self Employed Individual
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 30th September 2020

How to become Self-Employed

Ever thought about being your own boss? Whilst the idea is a somewhat appealing career path for enterprising individuals, it is not necessarily the best choice for everyone. Before making the leap into the world of self-employment, you will need to look at the benefits and drawbacks of being self-em...


Should I apply for a job which already has lots of Job Applications?
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Sunday 27th September 2020

Should I apply for a job which already has lots of Job Applications?

It is common to see jobs advertised online with 100+ applications already received. I would be put off applying for such a job; however, a fatal assumption to make is that all applicants are appropriately qualified. ...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 21st September 2020

Help on how to set up Job Alerts!

Why should you set up job alerts? When entering the criteria for your job alerts, you need to select whether you want to receive your alerts daily or weekly. The job market moves quickly, and it is a highly competitive space, so we recommend you set your alerts to daily. ...


Advice for Self-Employed People Securing Contract Work
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 15th September 2020

Advice for Self-Employed People Securing Contract Work

The task of finding contract work is very different to securing full-time employment. Clients are less interested in whether you will complement their company culture and ‘fit in’ and are more interested in what problems you can solve and whether you are able to&...