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  • Date:
    17 April 2024
    Type:
    News

    1.4 million workers face 'double jeopardy'

    New analysis has shown that 1.4 million people face the 'double jeopardy' of working in severely insecure jobs while living in privately rented accommodation.

  • Date:
    25 November 2022
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    HR priorities 2023: HR & Compliance Centre survey

    HR is anticipating another challenging year as they play a key role in protecting the business in uncertain economic times by ensuring the right people are in the right roles, while also supporting employees sustainably through the cost-of-living crisis.

  • Date:
    25 November 2022
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Employers' response to the cost-of-living crisis: HR & Compliance Centre survey 2022

    Pay settlements have risen to their highest levels for 30 years, but most still fall short of inflation. We look at how the pressure on living standards caused by the cost-of-living crisis means employers are looking at other levers to support employees.

  • Date:
    24 November 2022
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Webinar: HR & Compliance Centre Brightmine Compensation Planning pay and labour market update, winter 2022

    XpertHR's Sheila Attwood sets the scene for 2023 pay reviews with a look at the economic and labour market background before sharing the results of our latest pay forecasts research.

  • Date:
    20 October 2022
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay planning and forecasts for 2022/2023

    In the face of a tight labour market and record high inflation, pay settlements have risen to their highest levels for 30 years. But with inflation easing and the economy faltering, we look at likely pay rises over the coming 12 months.

  • Date:
    21 July 2022
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Webinar: How to benchmark salaries and benefits in a fast-paced market

    Sheila Attwood shares the latest figures on annual pay reviews, while Penne Cecil Hutton addresses how to benchmark pay and benefits when things are moving so quickly.

  • Type:
    How to

    How to consider alternatives to redundancy in an economic downturn

    Practical guidance for HR on measures that some employers may be able to take to avoid redundancies due to economic conditions; including reducing hours, redeploying staff and options for making longer-term efficiencies.

  • Date:
    12 March 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    HR roles and responsibilities 2021 survey: Key metrics

    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.

  • Date:
    25 January 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Workforce planning and business confidence survey 2021

    XpertHR surveyed organisations on workforce planning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and found that, generally, employers remain confident in the overall business outlook for the year ahead.

  • Date:
    22 January 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    HR roles survey: Response to the coronavirus pandemic and priorities for 2021

    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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