Work From Home Salaries Exceed In-Person Pay
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 16th May 2022

Work From Home Salaries Exceed In-Person Pay

Our latest research indicates that work from home salaries are higher than in-person pay compared to a sector’s average. The data, collated and analysed by checkasalary.co.uk, compares salaries from a sample size of 1.97 million jobs over the last 12 months. Key statistics and findings: ...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 07th February 2022

Top Ways To Better Manage Your Monthly Expenses

Managing your monthly expenses is a constant battle. Unfortunately, there's no magic pill to make this process simpler and more manageable. The best you can do is keep looking for new ways to improve how you handle your money each month. The worst thing you can do is spend more than you make. Having...


Average Salary UK
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 19th January 2022

Is the average salary set to increase in 2022

A pay rise is something current employees look forward to each year. However, high wage growth is not guaranteed and in previous years, and across specific industries, we have seen employees, including experienced workers, endure a pay freeze. So, is the average salary set to increase in 2022? ...


Salary difference in London compared to the rest of the UK
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 19th January 2022

Salary difference in London compared to the rest of the UK

If you ask anyone in the UK about the North/South divide, they will be quick to tell you that the average salary in London and its surrounding areas are significantly higher than in other regions. But, is this true, and if it is, what is the salary difference in London compared to the rest of the UK...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 21st July 2020

The Wage Impact of COVID-19

Coronavirus has had a significant impact on the UK economy. At the peak of the pandemic, where stay home orders and social distancing measures were firmly in place, the hospitality industry and areas of non-essential retail found itself at a complete standstill. Consequently, consumer spending saw a...


Under Two Months Until the NMW Increase Means a Pay Rise for Millions
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Sunday 16th February 2020

Under Two Months Until the NMW Increase Means a Pay Rise for Millions

It has been widely reported that the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage is increasing for millions. It is also expected that tax cuts (this, of course, could change with the expected budget in March 2020) will be coming into effect on the 6th of April 2020....


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 02nd January 2020

Minimum Wage Increase April 2020

The UK Government has announced that the National Living Wage (the minimum wage for over 25s) is to increase by 6.2% in April 2020....


15 Reasons Why You Want This Job
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 14th June 2019

15 Reasons Why You Want This Job

The question, “why do you want this job”, is perhaps the ultimate interview question.  Interviewees dread it and some regard it as frustrating and impossible to answer....


Payslip
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 13th June 2019

Understanding Your Salary Pay Slip

Ok, it’s not the most exciting subject matter but being able to read, and make sense of, your payslip is very important if you want to ensure you are being paid, and indeed taxed, correctly....


How to ask for a pay rise
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 27th March 2019

How to ask for a pay rise

If you were to make a list of the most awkward conversations to have, asking for a pay rise would probably be pretty high!...