Updated to include details of the Government's intention to reduce the age threshold for the national living wage.
The table summarises the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.
Using employee performance to determine pay increases remains popular among some industries in the private sector.
Our analysis of pay settlement trends looks at how employers have rewarded employees over the past year.
Pay awards so far in 2019 are showing strong signs of stability, as employers play it safe with moderate pay rises.
Analysis of the pay bargaining calendar reveals that employers continue to favour making pay awards in just two months of the year, with planning for these starting several months beforehand.
More than half of all female professionals (57%) have never attempted to negotiate a pay rise, and if they do it will result in them getting less than their male colleagues.
A new consultation into NHS pension changes designed to enable senior clinicians to work additional shifts without facing prohibitive tax bills has been launched.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay and benefits.