Wage increases are always keenly anticipated by staff, but why are salaries reviewed at all? And do assignee salaries need to be reviewed in a different way to local salaries?
The results from our recent Salary Trends Survey revealed that the average global salary increase is forecast to be 4 percent in 2019.
UK professionals are expected to receive 0.8% real-terms salary increase in 2019, double the increase received in 2018 (0.4%)
Average real salary increase in Singapore forecast to be 2.6%, down from 2.9% in 2018, due to higher inflation
The average salary increase in Hong Kong is forecast to be only 1.9% above inflation in 2019
With more companies than ever before aware of the need to make their workforce more diverse, we look at the different ways that organisations can encourage greater diversity.
Repatriation is a critical but often-ignored phase in the long-term international assignment lifecycle that is often considered an administrative formality to get the assignee and their family back to base. But is limiting engagement to just the physical relocation a missed opportunity?
As we launch ECA's MyExpatriate Market Pay survey for another year we take a look at some of the results from last year's survey which reflect the changes we are seeing in the market.
Despite rising four places in ECA's global rankings, Singapore is still ranked lower than it was at its peak in 2016 when it featured at 18th in the ranking.
Hong Kong drops from second to eleventh in the cost of living rankings.