The need to benchmark your organisation’s benefits and allowances against those of other employers may arise for a number of different reasons, from conducting an annual pay review to recruiting to a new position. The steps that need to be… continue
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Employee recognition schemes might result in employees being presented with a certificate, retail voucher or cash award. Whatever the form of the award, many employers now use some form of employee recognition scheme to encourage employees to “go the extra… continue
In the current period of low pay awards, many organisations are looking to their benefits package to deliver value for money for the organisation and as an engagement tool for employees. But what benefits do other organisations offer, and at… continue
Company cars and car allowances are among the most valued benefits for employees receiving them. But they are also among the most expensive benefits offerings.
It is vital to make sure that you get your company car spend exactly right.… continue
Health benefits are among the most popular employee benefits, but also some of the most costly. To investigate the full extent of provision of such benefits, XpertHR is conducting a survey across UK businesses.
Taking part in XpertHR’s survey of… continue
With little to offer in the way of pay rises, many organisations are now looking at their benefits packages to ensure they provide value for money for them and the right mix for their employees. Our 2012 benefits and allowances… continue
Bonus payments made in 2011 were worth a median 6% of salary, according to a survey conducted by pay analysts XpertHR [£]. When similar research was conducted in 2008 (ahead of the recession), the median bonus payment was 10.1% of salary.… continue
Few employees have to rely on statutory sick pay when they are unable to work due to ill health, new research reveals. A survey of 220 HR professionals conducted by Unum and Personnel Today found that 81% of employers provide… continue
XpertHR’s survey of bonus schemes now has more than 100 respondents – all telling us about what bonuses they offer, why, and payment levels. All respondents to the survey will receive a free copy of the survey report – this… continue
The XpertHR survey of maternity and paternity pay arrangements at 263 organisations finds that more than half of employers offer enhancements above the statutory level of maternity pay. Larger organisations (those with 1,000+ employees) are more likely to offer enhanced… continue