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Ive got an employee who has started grumblings about a rise.

He has only 2 years experience in the industry but is a good keen worker and is keen to do the climbing cert.

 

Just interested what other employers are paying similarly experienced staff.

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What are you paying at the moment, to get the ball rolling. I cant help as I use freelancers, £120 for groundies and £150 for climbers as a rule.

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2 minutes ago, htb said:

What are you paying at the moment, to get the ball rolling. I cant help as I use freelancers, £120 for groundies and £150 for climbers as a rule.

Is that full time on the books? If so I think that’s good. £120 a day is around £28k a year- which is good going IMO on the books.

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30 minutes ago, shillo said:

He is on £9/hour, on the books.

Well if he's grumbling now the chances are he will leave without a pay rise.  Seen it time and time again.  Down to you to decide if you want to keep him or not

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When you are young 2 years seems like a long time. From his point of view, would need to be seeing some prospects of advancement.

weve always found they expect more money when they start climbing, even through they’ve usually just gone from being a good groundie to being a novice climber.

all different though.

good staff are hard found and worth looking after 

 

 

 

 

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For this area with his limited experience that's a reasonable rate. After all who else is there he is going to work for!

With new outfits appearing and everyone else trying to undercut others to get the work he will not find many vacancies.

Nevertheless, raise by 5-10% if that's possible. 

As Steve say's they may well end up leaving otherwise, possibly to the building trade where rates are higher.

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