List of XpertHR Benchmarking survey data

XpertHR's Benchmarking tool enables users to access the full data behind XpertHR surveys for the first time. The following tables present a complete index of links to all survey data now available via the XpertHR Benchmarking service, together with links to the relevant XpertHR analysis for each survey.1

2017

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Pay Awards April 2017 April 2017 Pay Awards April 2017 Pay trends April 2017: first quarter pay deals
HR Roles and Responsibilities 2017 January 2017 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2017 The HR agenda 2017: priorities for the year ahead
Pay Awards March 2017 March 2017 Pay Awards March 2017 Pay trends March 2017: pay awards set to remain stable
National Living Wage 2017 February 2017 National Living Wage 2017 National living wage survey 2017
Absence Management Training 2017 February 2017 Absence Management Training 2017 Training line managers in absence management: 2017 XpertHR survey
Bonuses 2017 February 2017 Bonuses 2017 Bonus payments for professional staff: 2017 survey
Pay Awards February 2017 February 2017 Pay Awards February 2017 Pay trends February 2017: pay award levels edge upwards
Reward Priorities 2017 January 2017 Reward Priorities 2017 Reward priorities survey 2017
Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2017 January 2017 Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2017 Preparing to report the gender pay gap 2017
Pay Awards January 2017 January 2017 Pay Awards January 2017 Pay trends January 2017: first indication of New Year pay award levels
Young Workers 2017 December 2016 Young Workers 2017 Young workers survey 2017

2016

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Pay Awards December 2016 December 2016 Pay Awards December 2016 Pay trends December 2016: Private-sector pay deals rally at year end
Managing Long-Term Absence 2016 November 2016 Managing Long-Term Absence 2016 Managing long-term sickness absence 2016
Pay Awards November 2016 November 2016 Pay Awards November 2016 Pay trends November 2016: pay awards hit six-year low
Recruitment Metrics 2016 October 2016 Recruitment Metrics 2016 Key recruitment metrics survey 2016
Recruitment and Social Media 2016 October 2016 Recruitment and Social Media 2016 Social media and recruitment survey 2016
Pay Awards October 2016 October 2016 Pay Awards October 2016 Pay trends October 2016: pay awards highlight sectoral differences
Christmas and New Year Working Arrangements 2016/2017 September 2016 Christmas and New Year Working Arrangements 2016/2017 Christmas and New Year working arrangements 2016/2017
Learning and Development Budgets 2016 September 2016 Learning and Development Budgets 2016 Learning and development survey 2016: training budgets and priorities
Apprenticeship Levy 2016 September 2016 Apprenticeship Levy 2016 Learning and development survey 2016: apprenticeship levy
Pay Forecasts for 2016/2017 September 2016 Pay Forecasts for 2016/2017 Forecasts for pay awards in 2016/2017
National Living Wage 2016/2017 September 2016 National Living Wage 2016/2017 Review of pay awards 2016: basic pay awards
Labour Turnover 2016: Labour Turnover Rates for 2015 September 2016 Labour Turnover 2016: Labour Turnover Rates for 2015 Labour turnover rates 2016
Pay Awards September 2016 September 2016 Pay Awards September 2016 Pay trends September 2016: 2% prevails
Review of Pay Awards Autumn 2016 September 2016 Review of Pay Awards Autumn 2016 Review of pay awards 2016: basic pay awards
Pay Bargaining Calendar September 2016 Pay Bargaining Calendar Review of pay awards 2016: pay bargaining calendar
Employee Notice Periods August 2016 August 2016 Employee Notice Periods 2016 Employee notice periods 2016: XpertHR data report
Pay Awards August 2016 August 2016 Pay Awards August 2016 Pay trends August 2016: pay awards edge higher
Graduate Recruitment and Starting Salaries 2016/2017 July 2016

Graduate Recruitment 2016/2017

Graduate Starting Salaries 2016/2017

Graduate recruitment 2016/2017: XpertHR data report

Graduate recruitment heats up, salaries stay frozen

Pay Awards July 2016 July 2016 Pay Awards July 2016 Pay trends July 2016: pay settlements stay low
Overtime 2016 June 2016 Overtime 2016 Overtime arrangements and pay survey 2016
Absence 2016: Absence Rates and Costs for 2015 June 2016 Absence 2016: Absence Rates and Costs for 2015 Absence rates and costs 2016
Pay Awards June 2016 June 2016 Pay Awards June 2016 Pay trends June 2016: pay uncertainty remains
Benefits and Allowances 2016 May 2016

Benefits and Allowances 2016: Benefits Overview

Benefits and Allowances 2016: Health Benefits

Benefits and Allowances 2016: Travel and Subsistence Benefits

Benefits and Allowances 2016: Pensions

Benefits and Allowances 2016: Location Allowances and Other Benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2016: overview of benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2016: health benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2016: pension benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2016: travel benefits and subsistence allowances

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2016: location, childcare, long service, staff discounts and other benefits

Shared Parental Leave 2016 May 2016 Shared Parental Leave 2016 Enhanced pay key to shared parental leave take-up
Pay Awards May 2016 May 2016 Pay Awards May 2016 Pay trends May 2016: landscape changes in 2016
Performance-Related Pay Rises 2016 April 2016 Performance-Related Pay Rises 2016 Performance-related pay survey 2016
HR Metrics and Analytics 2016 April 2016

HR Metrics and Analytics 2016: Methods, Issues and Costs

HR Metrics and Analytics 2016: Absence Metrics

HR Metrics and Analytics 2016: Labour Turnover Metrics

HR Metrics and Analytics 2016: Recruitment Metrics

HR metrics and analytics in practice: 2016 survey
Bonuses 2016 September 2015 Bonuses 2016 Bonuses for managers and professional staff survey 2016
Pay Awards April 2016 April 2016

Pay Awards April 2016

Review of Pay Awards Spring 2016

Pay trends April 2016: median pay award holds steady at 2%
Pay Awards March 2016 March 2016 Pay Awards March 2016 Pay trends March 2016: current level of pay awards predicted to stay
Annual Leave 2016 February 2016 Annual Leave 2016 Annual leave: 2016 survey of employer practice
Pay Forecast 2016 February 2016 Pay Forecast 2016 Pay forecasts for the private sector: 2016 survey
Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2016 February 2016 Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2016 Gender pay gap reporting survey 2016: employer plans
Pay Awards February 2016 February 2016 Pay Awards February 2016 Pay trends February 2016: subdued start to the year confirmed
HR Roles and Responsibilities 2016 January 2016 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2016 HR roles and responsibilities 2016 survey: key metrics
Reward Priorities 2016 January 2016 Reward Priorities 2016 Reward strategies and priorities survey 2016
Pay Awards January 2016 January 2016 Pay Awards January 2016 Pay trends January 2016: eventful pay year ahead
Implementing the National Living Wage 2016 December 2015 Implementing the National Living Wage 2016 National living wage survey: January 2016
Absence Initiatives 2016 November 2015 Absence Initiatives 2016 Tackling absence effectively: 2016 survey

2015

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Pay Awards December 2015 December 2015

Pay Awards December 2015

Pay awards: 18 December 2015

Employee Engagement 2015 November 2015 Employee Engagement November 2015

Employee engagement survey 2015: levels and trends

Employee engagement survey 2015: generational differences

Employee engagement survey 2015: assessment and initiatives

Pay Awards November 2015 November 2015 Pay Awards November 2015 Pay trends November 2015: no growth in pay award levels
Managing Shift Working 2015 October 2015 Managing Shift Working 2015 Shift working survey 2015 - pay and working patterns
Recruitment Metrics 2015 October 2015 Recruitment Metrics 2015 Key recruitment metrics 2015
Pay Awards October 2015 October 2015 Pay Awards October 2015 Pay trends October 2015: pay awards hold steady
Learning and Development Budgets 2015 September 2015 Learning and Development Budgets 2015 Learning budgets survey 2015: public sector continues to suffer
Pay Forecasts for 2015/2016 September 2015 Pay Forecasts for 2015/2016

Forecasts for pay awards in 2015/2016

XpertHR private-sector pay forecast benchmarker

National Living Wage 2015/2016 September 2015 National Living Wage 2015/2016 National living wage survey 2015
Annual Review of Pay trends 2015 September 2015 Annual Review of Pay trends 2015

Review of pay awards 2015: basic pay awards

Review of pay awards 2015: performance-related pay awards

Pay Awards September 2015 September 2015 Pay Awards September 2015 Pay trends September 2015: pay settlements stable, real growth continues
Graduate Recruitment and Starting Salaries 2015/2016 August 2015

Graduate Recruitment 2015/2016

Graduate Starting Salaries 2015/2016

Graduate recruitment 2015/2016: XpertHR data report
Pay Awards August 2015 August 2015 Pay Awards August 2015 Pay trends August 2015: mid-year blues for pay awards
Labour Turnover 2015: Labour Turnover Rates for 2014 July 2015 Labour Turnover 2015: Labour Turnover Rates for 2014 Labour turnover rates: 2015 survey
Pay and Grading Structures 2015 July 2015 Pay and Grading Structures 2015 Pay and grading structures survey 2015
Pay Awards July 2015 July 2015 Pay Awards July 2015 Pay trends July 2015: pay deals remain in the doldrums
Absence 2015: Absence Rates and Costs for 2014 June 2015 Absence 2015: Absence Rates & Costs for 2014

Absence rates and costs: XpertHR survey 2015

XpertHR absence benchmarker

Absence rates in the UK: technical notes

Sick Pay 2015 June 2015 Sick Pay 2015

XpertHR occupational sick pay schemes survey 2015: rates of pay offered by organisations

XpertHR occupational sick pay schemes survey 2015: keeping employees and employers informed

Podcast: XpertHR occupational sick pay survey 2015

Pay Awards June 2015 June 2015 Pay Awards June 2015 Pay trends June 2015: sector analysis of the year so far
Dealing with Disputes 2015 May 2015 Dealing with Disputes 2015

XpertHR workplace conflict survey 2015: levels and causes

XpertHR workplace conflict survey 2015: management and mediation

Benefits and Allowances 2015 May 2015

Benefits and Allowances 2015: Benefits Overview

Benefits and Allowances 2015: Health Benefits

Benefits and Allowances 2015: Pensions

Benefits and Allowances 2015: travel and Subsistence Benefits

Benefits and Allowances 2015: Location Allowances and Other Benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2015: the most common employee benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2015: health benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2015: pensions benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2015: travel benefits and subsistence allowances

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2015: location, childcare, long service, staff discounts and other benefits

Managing Redundancy 2015 May 2015 Managing Redundancy 2015

Redundancy activity: the 2015 XpertHR survey

Redundancy policies and procedures: the 2015 XpertHR survey

Pay Awards May 2015 May 2015 Pay Awards May 2015 Pay trends May 2015: subdued pay awards prevail
HR Metrics 2015 April 2015 HR Metrics 2015 HR metrics: the 2015 XpertHR survey
Pay Awards April 2015 April 2015 Pay Awards April 2015 Pay trends April 2015: real pay growth takes hold
Dress Codes 2015 March 2015 Dress Codes 2015 XpertHR dress codes survey 2015
Shared Parental Leave 2015 March 2015 Shared Parental Leave 2015

Shared parental leave survey 2015: employers undecided about enhanced shared parental pay

Shared parental leave survey 2015: employers concerned about complexity

Pay Awards Spring 2015 March 2015 Pay Awards Spring 2015 Pay forecasts for the private sector: 2015 XpertHR survey
Settlement Agreements 2015 February 2015 Settlement Agreements 2015 Pre-termination negotiations and settlement agreements: the 2015 XpertHR survey
Pay Forecast 2015 February 2015 Pay Forecast 2015 Pay forecasts for the private sector: 2015 XpertHR survey
National Minimum Wage and Living Wage 2015 February 2015 National Minimum Wage and Living Wage 2015 Pay forecasts for the private sector: 2015 XpertHR survey
HR Roles and Responsibilities 2015 January 2015 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2015 HR roles and responsibilities: the 2015 XpertHR survey
Reward Priorities 2015 January 2015 Reward Priorities 2015 Reward strategies and priorities for 2015: XpertHR survey

2014

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Annual Leave 2014 November 2014 Annual Leave 2014 Annual leave: 2015 XpertHR survey of employer practice
Managing Long-Term Absence 2014 October 2014 Managing Long-Term Absence 2014 Managing long-term sickness absence: XpertHR survey 2015
Recruitment trends 2014 October 2014 Recruitment trends 2014 XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2014: key metrics
Disability 2014 September 2014 Disability 2014 Webinar: Disability discrimination
Managing the Phased Return to Work Process 2015 August 2014 Managing the Phased Return to Work Process 2015 Managing the phased return-to-work process: XpertHR survey
Graduate Recruitment and Starting Salaries 2014/2015 August 2014

Graduate Recruitment 2014/2015

Graduate Starting Salaries 2014/2015

Graduate recruitment 2014: XpertHR data report

Graduates' starting salaries remain stagnant

International HR July 2014 International HR 2014 XpertHR international HR management survey 2014
Learning and Development Budgets 2014 July 2014 Learning and Development Budgets 2014

XpertHR learning budgets survey 2014: employer spending trends

XpertHR learning budgets survey 2014: maximising efficiency

Shared Parental Leave 2014 July 2014 Shared Parental Leave 2014

Enhanced shared parental pay could increase the number of fathers taking leave

Most employers that offer enhanced maternity pay will also offer enhanced shared parental pay

Employee Assistance Programmes 2014 June 2014 Employee Assistance Programmes 2014 XpertHR employee assistance programmes survey 2014
Labour Turnover 2014: Labour Turnover Rates for 2013 June 2014 Labour Turnover 2014: Labour Turnover Rates for 2013 Labour turnover rates: 2014 XpertHR survey
Absence 2014: Absence Rates and Costs for 2013 May 2014 Absence 2014: Absence Rates and Costs for 2013 Absence rates and costs: 2014 XpertHR survey
Benefits and Allowances 2014 May 2014

Benefits and Allowances 2014: Benefits Overview

Benefits and Allowances 2014: Health Benefits

Benefits and Allowances 2014: travel and Subsistence Benefits

Benefits and Allowances 2014: Location Allowances and Other Benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2014: overview

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2014: health benefits

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2014: travel and subsistence allowances

XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2014: location allowances, childcare, long-service awards and other benefits

Flexible Working 2014 May 2014 Flexible Working 2014

Flexible Working 2014: XpertHR data report

Maternity Pay 2014 May 2014 Maternity Pay 2014 Maternity pay and leave: XpertHR survey 2014
Paternity Pay 2014 May 2014 Paternity Pay 2014 Paternity pay and leave: XpertHR survey 2014
Compassionate Leave 2014 April 2014 Compassionate Leave 2014

Compassionate Leave 2014: XpertHR data report

Compassionate leave policies beneficial for employers and employees

Carers 2014 March 2014 Carers 2014

Supporting carers: XpertHR survey 2014

Recruiting Senior Managers February 2014 Recruiting Senior Managers 2014 Recruiting senior managers: XpertHR survey 2014
Absence Management training 2014 February 2014 Absence Management training 2014 Training line managers to manage absence effectively: 2014 XpertHR survey
Managing Underperformance 2014 February 2014 Managing Underperformance 2014 Performance management 2014: XpertHR data report
HR Roles and Responsibilities 2014 January 2014 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2014 HR roles and responsibilities: 2014 XpertHR survey
External trainers 2014 January 2014 External trainers 2014 How employers use external trainers: 2014 XpertHR survey
Competencies 2014 December 2013 Competencies 2014 Employers' use of competencies: XpertHR survey 2014
Employment tribunals 2014 November 2013 Employment tribunals 2014 Employment tribunal claims: XpertHR survey 2014
Absence Initiatives 2014 November 2013 Absence Initiatives 2014 Tackling absence effectively: XpertHR survey 2014
HR Careers 2014 September 2013 HR Careers 2014 HR careers: 2014 XpertHR survey

2013

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Working With trade Unions 2013 October 2013 Working With trade Unions 2013 Working with trade unions: 2013 XpertHR survey
Equal Pay 2013 October 2013 Equal Pay 2013 Equal pay: 2013 XpertHR survey
Job Evaluation 2013 September 2013 Job Evaluation 2013 Job evaluation: 2013 XpertHR survey
Graduate Recruitment and Starting Salaries 2013/2014 September 2013

Graduate Recruitment 2013/2014

Graduate Starting Salaries 2013/2014

Graduate recruitment and starting salaries: XpertHR 2013 survey
Stress Management 2013 July 2013 Stress Management 2013 Stress management: 2013 XpertHR survey
Key Recruitment Metrics 2013 July 2013 Key Recruitment Metrics 2013 Benchmarking Key Recruitment Metrics: 2013 XpertHR survey
Performance-Related Pay Awards 2013 June 2013 Performance-Related Pay Awards 2013 Performance-related pay awards: 2013 XpertHR survey
Discipline and Grievances 2013 May 2013 Discipline and Grievances 2013 Discipline and grievance: 2013 XpertHR survey
HR Staffing, Cost & Structure Benchmarks USA 2013 March 2013 HR Staffing, Cost & Structure Benchmarks USA 2013

US HR Benchmarker

HR Staffing, Cost and Structure Benchmarks 2013: Results of the XpertHR survey

Employee Recognition Schemes 2013 March 2013 Employee Recognition Schemes 2013 Employee recognition schemes: 2013 XpertHR survey
Absence 2013: Absence Rates & Costs for 2012 March 2013 Absence 2013: Absence Rates & Costs for 2012 Absence rates and costs: 2013 XpertHR survey
Labour Turnover 2013: Labour Turnover Rates & Costs for 2012 March 2013 Labour Turnover 2013: Labour Turnover Rates & Costs for 2012 Labour turnover rates: 2013 XpertHR survey
Flexible Working 2013 March 2013 Flexible Working 2013 Flexible working policies and practice: 2013 XpertHR survey
Equality and Diversity 2013 February 2013 Equality and Diversity 2013 Equality and diversity policies: the 2013 XpertHR survey
Background Checks 2013 February 2013 Background Checks 2013 Using background checks for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey
Managing Retirement 2013 January 2013 Managing Retirement 2013 Managing older workers without a default retirement age: 2013 XpertHR survey
HR Roles and Responsibilities 2013 December 2012 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2013 HR roles and responsibilities: 2013 XpertHR survey
Digital recruitment 2013 November 2012 Digital Recruitment 2013

Using job boards for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey

Using corporate websites for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey

Using social media for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey

2012

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Shift Pay 2012 October 2012 Shift Pay 2012

Shift-working hours and rotation: 2012 XpertHR survey

Shift-working premiums: 2012 XpertHR survey

Bullying and Harassment 2012 September 2012 Bullying and Harassment 2012 How to deal with bullying and harassment: 2012 XpertHR survey
Absence Records, Targets and triggers 2012 July 2012 Absence Records, Targets and triggers 2012

How absence records are gathered, used and maintained: 2012 XpertHR survey

Setting absence targets to improve performance: 2012 XpertHR survey

Use of triggers in managing absence: 2012 XpertHR survey

Absence 2012: Absence Rates and Costs for 2012 May 2012 Absence 2012: Absence Rates and Costs for 2012 Absence rate remains at 2.8% of working time lost: 2012 XpertHR survey
Labour Turnover 2012: Labour Turnover Rates and Costs for 2012 May 2012 Labour Turnover 2012: Labour Turnover Rates and Costs for 2012 Labour turnover rates: 2012 XpertHR survey
Recruitment Testing 2012 March 2012 Recruitment Testing 2012

Employers' use of psychometric testing in selection: 2012 XpertHR survey

Employers' changes to psychometric testing: 2012 XpertHR survey

Maternity Leave 2012 February 2012 Maternity Leave 2012

The cost of maternity leave: the 2012 XpertHR survey

How employers manage maternity leave: the 2012 XpertHR survey

Workplace Relationships 2012 February 2012 Workplace Relationships 2012

Workplace relationships policy and impact: 2012 XpertHR survey

Employer approaches to workplace relationships: 2012 XpertHR survey

Ways to improve workplace relationships strategy: 2012 XpertHR survey

Recruitment trends 2012 January 2012 Recruitment trends 2012

XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2012: activity picks up

XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2012: key metrics

Coaching 2012 January 2012 Coaching 2012 How to make a success of employee coaching: the 2012 XpertHR survey
Employee Referral Schemes 2012 December 2011 Employee Referral Schemes 2012 Employee referral schemes: 2012 XpertHR survey
HR Roles and Responsibilities December 2011 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2011/12 HR roles and responsibilities: the 2012 XpertHR survey

2011

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Labour Turnover 2011: Labour Turnover Rates & Costs for 2010 May 2011 Labour Turnover 2011: Labour Turnover Rates & Costs for 2010

Labour turnover rates: XpertHR survey 2011

Labour turnover rates: XpertHR survey 2011 - charts

Absence 2011: Absence Rates and Costs for 2010 May 2011 Absence 2011: Absence Rates and Costs for 2010 Absence rates survey 2011: 2.8% of working time lost
HR Roles and Responsibilities 2010/2011 December 2010 HR Roles and Responsibilities 2010/2011

HR roles and responsibilities: the 2011 survey

HR roles and responsibilities 2011: budgets and influence

2010

Survey Date Benchmarking data XpertHR analysis
Labour Turnover Rates and Costs for 2009 April 2010 Labour Turnover 2010: Labour Turnover Rates and Costs for 2009 Labour turnover rates and costs survey 2010
Absence 2010: Absence Rates & Costs for 2009 April 2010 Absence 2010: Absence Rates & Costs for 2009 Absence rates and costs IRS 2010 survey: 3.3% of working time lost to absence

1. Please note that due to upgrading of survey software and methods used, there may be a very limited number of cases in which minor differences appear between the results from a handful of our older surveys and the figures quoted in the respective IRS journal articles. In the case of any such differences, the results published on the benchmarking service should be treated as definitive.