• By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 14th October 2021

Engineering gender pay gap in the UK less than feared

The pay gap in engineering is far smaller than expected, which should be good news for encouraging more diversity in the sector. However, experts warn that the pay gap may get worse before it gets better, but any movement is encouraging for the long-term prospects of women working in engineering....


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  • Posted Thursday 14th October 2021

Highest Paying Jobs In Customer Services

Customer services salaries vary significantly across positions, reflecting the responsibilities of each role, the expertise required to carry them out, and whether the duties are office or home-based. If you are searching for high paying jobs in the UK, a career in customer services provides opportu...


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  • Posted Thursday 26th August 2021

Highest Paying Driving Salaries

Delivery driver salaries are on the rise due to a shortage across the industry. If you are searching for high paying jobs in the UK, a career as a delivery driver could be for you. The role is extremely varied and covers vehicles such as buses, trains, HGVs, and taxis, with a mix of long-haul or sho...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 28th April 2021

What is the Average Salary in the UK?

You may well find yourself wondering whether you are being well paid for what you do.  Perhaps you are interested to find out where your salary sits, when compared with the average salary in the UK.  Maybe you just want to know what is a good salary in the UK.  Using a salary checking...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 28th April 2021

High Paid Jobs

Are you just starting out in your career, and is your target to become a high earner?  Or perhaps you're considering changing your job and your ambition is to earn a six-figure salary?  It's not an easy task, but if you're determined and have talent, with the right planning, y...


City skyline
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  • 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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  • 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 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 ...


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  • 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...


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

Key work, low pay: How much do our key workers actually earn?

The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the UK now stands at over 95,000. With this number remaining as high as it is, the government is retaining its stance on social distancing measures. All of this means that, for now at least, the way we live and work will continue to be compromised. It ...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Sunday 08th March 2020

Why do you want to leave your current job?

Many people in an interview will be unsure how to answer this common question, “Why do you want to leave your current job?”  It can be an awkward question to answer - in fact, it can be one of the trickiest questions to an...


The Gig Economy and Freelancers: The Benefits for Businesses
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 20th February 2020

The Gig Economy and Freelancers: The Benefits for Businesses

The gig economy is hitting the headlines at the moment, with increasing numbers of employees opting for freelance positions over more traditional contracts. Today, more than 42% of Britains self-employed workers are freelancers. That’s 6% of the UK workforce as a whole!...


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


How to find a job
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 29th January 2020

How to find a job

It’s that time again.  You are looking for a new job or perhaps you are looking to secure your first job. Either way, exciting times lie ahead!...