Salaries and benefits

Golden hello: Yorkshire firm offers signing-on bonus

Successful candidates who directly apply for a role at Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett will now receive an onboarding bonus of up to 20 per cent of their annual salary. The initiative has been launched in an attempt to cut out the middleman – such as recruitment agencies and headhunting firms – to attract candidates […]

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Walker Morris adds two new metrics to revamped bonus scheme

Leeds-based Walker Morris has added new metrics to its year-end bonus structure and increased the bonus pot in a bid to improve the firm’s financial hygiene. The firm has had a year-end bonus in place for several years now linked to chargeable hours, but during the last financial year it added elements linked to firmwide […]

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Pinsents equity partners give themselves biggest pay rise in comp review

Pinsent Masons has boosted equity partner remuneration by around 13 per cent, while keeping pay rises for all other groups of staff at well below inflation. Last week, the firm completed a compensation review in which equity partners received a £2,500 per point pay rise. The hike took the value of a point to £21,400, […]