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Lowest paid will see highest pay rises
For immediate release: Wednesday 22 November 2017
The lowest paid workers are likely to receive pay awards more than twice as high as other employees over the coming year, according to pay analysts at XpertHR.

Employers dash pay award hopes
Embargoed until: Thursday 26 October 2017
Employers are planning yet another year of low pay awards, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Pay awards sink further below inflation
Embargoed until: Thursday 28 September 2017
The median basic pay award is 2% in the three months to the end of August 2017, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Female managers earn £12K less than male colleagues
25 September 2017
According to analysis of managers' salaries conducted by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and XpertHR, the gender pay gap for managers stands at 26.8 per cent, with male managers on average out-earning female peers by £11,606 a year.
For further information, interviews or case studies please contact Becca Davis, PR and Social Media Officer at CMI. Tel 020 7421 2727.
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Stability in pay awards continues
Embargoed until: Thursday 24 August 2017
Pay awards in the three months to the end of July 2017 were worth 2%, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Steady pay award picture
Embargoed until: Thursday 27 July 2017
The median basic pay award in the three months to the end of June 2017 is 2%, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Pay awards confirmed as losing pace with inflation
Embargoed until: Thursday 29 June 2017
Employers have given a median 2% pay award to their employees over the three months to the end of May 2017, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Positive signs on pay awards, but median remains steadfast
Embargoed until: Thursday 25 May 2017
Pay awards in the three months to the end of May 2017 remain anchored at 2%, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

First quarter pay awards steady at 2%
Thursday 27 April 2017
Pay settlements in the first quarter of 2017 are steady at a 2% median award, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Employers predict below-inflation 2% pay award
Thursday 23 March 2017
Private-sector employers are forecasting a pay award of just 2% for their employees over the coming year, the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR reveals.

New year, but same 2% pay award
Thursday 23 February 2017
Employers are awarding their staff a median pay increase of 2%, according to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR.

Pay awards stay low despite rising inflation
Thursday 26 January 2017
Pay deals dipped at the end of 2016, while the first 2017 settlements to take effect suggest a subdued start to the new bargaining year, according to pay analysts XpertHR.

Pay awards end year on a low note
Thursday 22 December 2016
Employers have given a median 1.6% pay award to employees in the three months to the end of November 2016, according to the latest data from pay analysts XpertHR.

Pay awards fall to six-year low
Wednesday 23 November 2016
Pay settlements have fallen to their lowest level for more than six years, according to the latest data from pay analysts XpertHR.

Pay will rise by 2% in 2017
26 October 2016
Employers in the private sector are planning to award a 2% pay rise to staff over the next year, according to a survey from pay analysts XpertHR.

Pay awards settle at 2%
29 September 2016
The median pay award in the three months to the end of August 2016 is 2%, according to provisional findings from pay analysts XpertHR.

Inflation closes in on pay award level
25 August 2016
The gap between pay awards and inflation is narrowing, according to the latest data.

Men 40% more likely than women to be promoted in management roles
23 August 2016
Research released by the Chartered Management Institute and XpertHR reveals that men are more likely than women to have been promoted into senior and higher paying management roles in the past year, with no progress made on reducing the 23% gender pay gap.
For further information, interviews or case studies please contact James Ralph, Good Relations.
Tel 020 7861 303.
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Employee absence rates rise
July 2017
Employers are losing a median 2.9% of their working time to employee absence, a report from HR website XpertHR finds.

UK employers hold back on Christmas bonuses and gifts for staff this year
6 December 2016
Research from XpertHR about the Christmas and New Year working arrangements in UK organisations has found that whilst the majority of companies are celebrating Christmas by hosting company-wide parties (50.8%) or departmental Christmas lunches (47.2%), there will be fewer Christmas gifts, bonuses awarded or additional time off for employees this year.

Absence rates remain stable
5 October 2016
Stability continues for absence rates as employers' proactive approach to managing sickness absence pays off, finds the latest research from XpertHR.

Shared parental leave: enhanced pay is key to take-up
1 June 2016
Take-up of shared parental leave has been low since its introduction a year ago, with affordability concerns proving a barrier to many eligible employees.