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  • Pay awards: 18 November 2021

    Date:
    18 November 2021

    The table below summarises the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.

  • Pay trends November 2021: Whole-economy pay awards stable

    Date:
    18 November 2021

    As we approach the end of 2021, wage settlements hold steady at 2% for the seventh consecutive rolling quarter.

  • Pay planning for 2021/2022

    Date:
    21 October 2021

    As the economy slowly recovers and the war for talent heats up, pressure on salaries is greater than it has been for several years. We examine the likely impact on pay award outcomes over the coming 12 months.

  • National living wage 2021: XpertHR survey

    Date:
    21 October 2021

    The April 2021 uplift in the national living wage rate was more modest than has been seen previously, but some employers are struggling to keep pace with the statutory wage floor. We investigate the impact of the latest rise and what businesses hope for in future rate reviews.

  • Pay trends October 2021: Public-sector pay awards dip

    Date:
    21 October 2021

    The XpertHR headline pay award sits at 2% in the three months to the end of September 2021, marking the sixth consecutive rolling quarter at this level. Behind this stable picture, however, the fortunes of the private and public sectors are diverging.

  • Review of pay awards 2021: Manufacturing and production

    Date:
    7 October 2021

    Although pay awards across the manufacturing-and-production sector as a whole remain subdued, some industries providing essential services have seen higher pay awards than others.

  • Review of pay awards 2021: Not-for-profit

    Date:
    7 October 2021

    Pay awards in the not-for-profit sector plummeted in value in the year to the end of August 2021 and lag behind the whole-economy median.

  • Review of pay awards 2021: Private-sector services

    Date:
    7 October 2021

    Pay awards in the services arm of the private sector are recovering more slowly than those in manufacturing firms, with some industries seeing very little pay growth.

  • Review of pay awards 2021: Public services

    Date:
    7 October 2021

    Pay awards in the public services sector are more subdued over the past year than has been seen for several years in the sector, although they remain ahead of awards in the private sector.

  • Review of pay awards 2021: Pay bargaining calendar

    Date:
    23 September 2021

    We provide an overview of when organisations typically conduct their annual pay review.

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