Editor's message: Analysis of pay awards in the three months to the end of June 2017 confirms that firms are continuing to keep pay rises muted. Our latest analysis looks at the pattern of pay settlements, and we also report the details of the latest pay awards monitored by XpertHR.
XpertHR collects the details of around 1,600 pay awards every year, and our round-up of pay awards in the year to the end of August 2016 demonstrates just how stable the pay setting environment is at present. We also regularly survey employers about their pay plans and forecasts to give subscribers an insight into what other employers are planning for the year ahead - our latest findings detail pay award forecasts through to the end of February 2018.
In addition, we offer practical guidance and solutions in our How to guides.
Our data and benchmarking services also extend beyond pay to encompass all aspects of HR and employment policy and practice.
Sheila Attwood, managing editor, pay and HR practice
Updated to include the XpertHR pay settlement data for the three months to the end of June 2017. XpertHR will publish the next pay figures on 24 August 2017.
Pay awards ran at 2% for the first six months of 2017, with little sign of pay pressures building up in the economy.
The table summarises the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.
Updated to include a reference to the Government's announcement of a new timetable for the rise in state pension age to 68.
Updated to include additional information on the guidelines on sound remuneration policies.
Updated to include information on Walker v Innospec Ltd and others, in which the Supreme Court considered entitlement to pension benefits for same-sex partners.
We analyse the types of pension schemes employers offer, as well as contribution rates and pension scheme membership.
Here, we look at the findings from the XpertHR survey of benefits and allowances, presenting data on the availability of a number of benefits including long-service awards, childcare and travel benefits, location payments and various allowances.
The Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal's decision and held that civil partners and same-sex spouses are entitled to pension benefits accrued before the introduction of civil partnerships on 5 December 2005.
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