Perks under review during recession

One in four (25%) employers will review their compensation and benefits programmes during the economic downturn. According to research published by Hewitt Associates, leadership development (38%), talent retention (34%) and employee engagement (30%) will be top of the agenda. The Fourth European HR barometer, which surveyed 53 organisations with 3.5 million staff, revealed 75% of employers feel demand for compensation and benefits expertise will remain constant over the next three years.