12 May

Panel meets to weigh up cost of living in London

first_imgThe panel appointed to review London weighting will meet for the first timetomorrow. As reported by Personnel Today last October, a six-strong panel will look atthe issues surrounding compensation for the higher cost of living and workingin London. The London weighting concept is being re-evaluated for the first time since1974 and the panel will also examine how pay in the capital contributes tostaff retention and recruitment. The panel comprises members of public and private sector, trades unions andacademic bodies. Its representatives are Bill Knight (chairman), FrancescaOkosi, Denise Milani, John Chastney, Professor Robert Elliot and ChrisHumphreys. Knight said: “Many people say they can no longer afford to live in thecapital and this is a big problem affecting recruitment and retention. We wantour report, which will be completed next summer, to be genuinely useful todecision-makers. “If we do our job properly, our report should help those who negotiatepay to set a fair London premium,” he added. www.london.gov.uk Related posts:No related photos. Panel meets to weigh up cost of living in LondonOn 22 Jan 2002 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more