ECA International’s latest Salary Trends report revealed that mid-level, private sector employees in the UK can anticipate a 3% pay rise in 2022, as business confidence improves.
ECA's report also highlights pay freezes in the UK, Europe and globally, both current and forecast, as well as pay rises experienced this year and what is to come.
Published: 24 November 2021
New research by HR software provider CIPHR suggests that most employees are reluctant to talk about their salary with other people.
Published: 14 October 2021
In the three months to the end of August 2021, pay awards are worth a median 2%
Published: 4 October 2021
Strengthening pay pressures are likely to result in higher pay rises for many staff in 2022 as organisations endeavour to return to business as usual in the aftermath of the pandemic, according to the latest survey of employers’ reward intentions conducted by Incomes Data Research (IDR). And with increased focus on the relationship between pay and the cost of living, some workers could stand to receive increases in a range of 3% to 6%, higher than seen for many years, based on the latest forecasts.
Published: 2 October 2021
Workplace disagreements between managers and employees over the fair pay of staff wages drastically increase when wider economic conditions are more uncertain, according to new research from emlyon business school.
Published: 30 September 2021
The number of employers offering a signing bonus to new recruits has spiked by 75% in just three months, according to new research from the world’s largest job site Indeed.
Indeed’s data shows that competition to attract nurses is particularly intense, with some vacancies currently offering an instant £5,000 bonus to new recruits.
Further research found that the use of signing incentives is rising fastest among those recruiting gas engineers, pharmacists, drivers and social carers.
Published: 27 September 2021
Almost half (47%) of HR professionals say their employees ask for a pay review on an annual basis, with 7.8% of employees requesting a review every six months. Sales, media and marketing employees are more likely to ask for a monthly salary review than all other industries surveyed. Additionally, employees in the IT and Telecoms sector were the most likely to request a quarterly review.
Published: 26 September 2021
The latest data from XpertHR shows that the median basic pay award between May and July 2021 is worth 2%, unchanged on the figure seen in each of the three previous rolling quarters. However, this is a welcome stabilisation on pay after the median pay award fell to nil in the same period a year ago.
Published: 24 August 2021
An unnamed Cabinet minister has suggested that civil servants who refuse to return to the office should be paid less than those who are back at their desks, telling the Daily Mail “'People who have been working from home aren't paying their commuting costs, so they have had a de facto pay rise, so that is unfair on those who are going into work. If people aren't going into work, they don't deserve the terms and conditions they get if they are going into work.'
Published: 10 August 2021
The latest data from XpertHR shows that pay awards in the second quarter of the year are worth double those in the first quarter of 2021. However, this acceleration won’t continue as research suggests pay awards have reached their peak, for now
Published: 27 July 2021