Survey analysis

Pay levels and awards categories

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  • Performance-related pay survey 2016

    26 May 2016

    Our survey looks at the practicalities of running a performance-related pay scheme and the effect that this method of reward actually has on employee performance.

  • Pay forecasts for the private sector: 2016 survey

    17 March 2016

    With a slow growing economy, few commentators expect a sudden change in pay growth for the foreseeable future. This is confirmed in XpertHR's survey of pay award forecasts, with the expected value of pay awards for the coming year remaining subdued.

  • Public-sector pay 2015/2016: no let-up on government pay squeeze

    4 February 2016

    With Government policy restricting the level of pay awards in the public sector in 2015/16 to an average of up to 1%, settlements across the sector have remained subdued and the Conservative Government has made clear its determination to continue this approach for the coming four years.

  • National living wage survey: January 2016

    5 January 2016

    Employers now have a clear idea of the immediate cost if not the full long-term implications of implementing the national living wage, latest XpertHR research shows.

  • National living wage survey 2015

    2 November 2015

    Employers are broadly supportive of the national living wage but do envisage some issues, finds XpertHR's latest research.

  • Forecasts for pay awards in 2015/2016

    23 October 2015

    Although many employees are finally seeing real-terms growth in their pay, the XpertHR survey of pay award forecasts for 2015/2016 finds that employers in the private sector are not expecting the value of pay awards over the coming year to change from the level seen for almost three years.

  • Graduate starting salaries 2015: Pay static as recruitment slows

    2 October 2015

    The graduate labour market is showing signs of cooling, XpertHR research finds. UK employers have frozen graduate starting salaries for a seventh consecutive year and graduate recruitment activity is slowing down.

  • Public-sector pay review bodies 2015: further divergence in approach to NHS pay

    22 May 2015

    Although many of the staff groups under the remit of the public-sector pay review bodies have received a pay award in 2015/16, for salaried staff in the NHS in England, Wales and Northern Ireland the review bodies played no part in the decision.

  • Pay forecasts for the private sector: 2015 XpertHR survey

    20 March 2015

    Pay rises are on the cards in nine organisations in 10 over the next 12 months but, at an expected median rate of 2%, employees are likely to be underwhelmed by the level of the awards, according to our latest research.

  • Public-sector pay 2014/15: pay restraint continues

    16 January 2015

    Latest XpertHR survey analysis reveals that, although public-sector pay saw a slight rise in 2014, restraint in the sector is set to continue during 2015.

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