Cendex's Ed Cronin and XpertHR's Sheila Attwood provide data and insights to enable you to plan key reward activities for 2022, including pay rises, recruitment and retention and reporting on pay gaps.
The pandemic has led to major shifts in labour market participation - rather than mass unemployment as feared - according to the Resolution Foundation think tank.
Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of September 2021. The next ONS release date is 14 December 2021.
Updated to include data for October 2021 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 9 December 2021.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed wage increases for the lowest paid workers and public sector staff in his Budget today, as well as changes to Universal Credit (Wednesday 27 October).
The chancellor has committed £500m to renewing job support programmes including Kickstart and the Job Entry Targeted Support (Jets) scheme.
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 number of employees on payrolls has plummeted by 828,000 since the COVID-19 pandemic began, with the number of redundancies reaching a record high in September to November 2020.
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.
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