HR is anticipating another challenging year as they play a key role in protecting the business in uncertain economic times by ensuring the right people are in the right roles, while also supporting employees sustainably through the cost-of-living crisis.
Pay settlements have risen to their highest levels for 30 years, but most still fall short of inflation. We look at how the pressure on living standards caused by the cost-of-living crisis means employers are looking at other levers to support employees.
Our 19th annual survey of the HR function reports on key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR practitioners to employees and budgets for HR activities.
The response of the HR community to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been to put people first, while also supporting business continuity during exceptional circumstances. It is unsurprising then, that wellbeing tops the priority poll for the profession for the coming year, coupled with employee engagement.
Our 18th annual survey of the HR function reports on key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR practitioners to employees and budgets for HR activities and running costs.
Wellbeing remains a priority for respondents to XpertHR's annual research of HR priorities, but employee engagement and retention is now a key business concern.
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