It appears possible that the UK national minimum wage will be subject to an above-inflation increase for 2014/2015. XpertHR would like to canvass your views on the potential above-inflation national minimum wage increase for 2014/2015. Please take part in the… continue
UK economic recovery appears to be well underway in 2014, but strong growth in pay awards could be required for a truly sustainable return to growth.
XpertHR’s economic commentary for February 2014 reports on latest data and expected future trends… continue
Want to join the XpertHR team? XpertHR Salary Surveys is looking for a Pay Data Consultant to join a small team supporting new and existing customers. A major part of this role will be to familiarise all new survey users… continue
“Terrible is the only word that can describe the new average earning forecasts” from the OBR for 2014 and beyond, says the TUC’s Duncan Weldon. In its latest report on the state of the UK economy – published to coincide… continue
Stronger earnings growth is critical to sustained UK economic recovery in 2014 and beyond – but how likely is this to happen? XpertHR’s economic commentary for January 2014 weighs up economic prospects for 2014 and beyond.
What a difference a… continue
The Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE 2013) was published today by the Office for National Statistics. We have updated XpertHR with the key findings, while the full breakdowns can be found on the ONS website.
The main news… continue
XpertHR has just published a survey of employers on equal pay, which looks at the extent to which employers are using equal pay audits or reviews.
It finds that almost one in three (32%) private sector firms have carried out… continue
The Chancellor, George Osborne’s autumn statement 2013 delivered some tough news on the state of the economy and the extent of the recession, but contained the Government’s positive predictions for economic recovery over the next few years.
The Office for… continue
As 2013 draws to a close and Chancellor George Osborne gears up to deliver his Autumn Statement 2013, the UK economic outlook appears to be at its most encouraging in years.
“For the first time in a long time you… continue
Pay awards are showing no signs of upward pressure over the final months of the year, according to the latest analysis from XpertHR. The median basic pay award stands at 2% in the three months to the end of October… continue