Note: Review of Pay Awards Autumn 2016: The type of pay award that the employee pay group received in the 2016 annual wage round (which commenced on 1 September 2015 and concluded on 31 August 2016). Based on analysis of data from the XpertHR pay databank on UK whole-economy pay settlement trends for the 2016 wage round, conducted in September 2016. The data relates to an overall total of 1,474 pay settlements covering the pay of 6,537,094 employees.