Survey analysis

Expert interpretation of HR and employer survey results, on topics ranging from pay and benefits to training and development.

Articles within this tool:

  • Set out the main findings and key data from the survey.
  • Explain the implications for employers of the survey findings.

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Latest items in Survey analysis

  • Pay trends May 2024: Pay awards remain at less than 5%

    23 May 2024

    April marks the busiest month of the year for pay awards, with this report exploring the pay settlement landscape for awards collected so far in 2024.

  • Employee experience and organisational culture research 2024

    A great employee experience is crucial for getting the most out of employees and driving business success. Our research explores the current state of employee experience and organisational culture, as well as how organisations are measuring and enhancing it.

  • Sickness absence management and rates: Brightmine research 2024

    1 May 2024

    Our latest research delves into the intricacies of sickness absence management and reveals some challenges and best practices that organisations use to manage it.  

  • Bonus payments for staff 2024

    30 April 2024

    We explore bonus payments given in the year to January 2024, analysing the payments awarded based on a variety of factors, including industry, job level, age and gender.

  • Pay trends April 2024: Pay awards remain lower than 2023

    25 April 2024

    As we enter the busiest time of year for pay awards, we report on the pay settlement landscape so far in 2024 and examine the first April deals coming into effect.

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) in HR research

    4 April 2024

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to disrupt the HR function as we know it. New research from XpertHR explores how organisations in the UK are adapting to advancements in AI technologies and the approaches to AI that have been adopted.

  • Pay trends March 2024: Slowdown in pay awards continues

    21 March 2024

    Our latest analysis of pay awards shows a continuing slowdown in pay growth as more 2024 deals come into effect.

  • Forecasts for pay awards in 2024

    21 March 2024

    With inflation falling, will pay awards maintain the 32-year high we recorded in 2023? We explore pay forecasts data to provide insight into where pay awards are expected to be for 2024 and the factors that are likely to have an effect on these decisions.

  • Bereavement leave research 2024

    12 March 2024

    In this report, we explore the paid leave arrangements that organisations have in place to support bereaved employees.

  • Family-related leave research 2024

    12 March 2024

    In this report, we explore the paid leave arrangements that organisations have in place for family-related time off.

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