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HR roles and responsibilities 2009: budgets and strategies

Author: Janet Egan

Despite the dire economic climate, spending on HR activities is holding up well - for now at least - finds the latest IRS survey of HR budgets and strategies in 111 organisations.

Key points

  • Our survey of 111 organisations finds that the budget for running costs for a typical HR department - covering HR salaries as well as other key elements such as HR training and information - stands at around £53,833 per HR head.