Zoe Woolacott | 29 Sep 2021

Survey findings reveal increasing pay pressures on employers

As employers prepare their reward strategies for 2022, the 83 respondents in IDR’s annual pay planning survey describe the challenges they face as they plan for a world beyond coronavirus. Pay pressures are strengthening, and recruitment and retention issues have become increasingly prevalent. Employees are facing increases in the cost of living, and the pandemic has accelerated expectations on organisations to prioritise employee health and well-being. An emphasis on diversity and inclusion remains on the agenda, as well as a focus on improving environmental credentials. Against the background of the continuing pandemic, many reward specialists must balance these pressures with affordability concerns.

Pay pressures

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