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Private-sector pay prospects 2012/13: median set to hold steady at 2.5%

Author: Janet Egan

Against a background of largely gloomy economic signals, private-sector pay rises in the year ahead are expected to remain at 2.5%.

Key points

  • Pay rises in the private sector are forecast to plateau at 2.5% in the 12 months to the end of August 2013, identical to their level over the previous 12-month period, according to the XpertHR annual survey of pay prospects 2012.