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Data is only the beginning. At TwentySix, we use research, industry trends, and sectoral knowledge to tell the stories of the market. We publish frequent insight pieces to share thoughtful expertise and explain the wider processes at play within the external marketplace.
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Breaking it down: what is job evaluation?

Breaking it down: what is job evaluation?

Job evaluation is one of our core services at TwentySix. We’ve developed a specialist framework, which has been developed and informed by clients and managers. The result is a suite of clear techniques designed to understand the exact composition of individual roles, and their relative place in the organisational pay structure.
Here, we’ll tell you more about what job evaluation entails!

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Making the grade: what is job levelling?

Making the grade: what is job levelling?

At TwentySix, one of our core services is job levelling. Our specialised suite of tools has been developed and informed by clients and managers. The result is a set of techniques that are clear and ideally designed to support a range of grading structures, as well as being powerful ways of looking at organisation design, resourcing, and career mapping. Here, we’ll tell you what job levelling is!

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Salaries in Q1: A look at the latest market trends in pay and reward

Salaries in Q1: A look at the latest market trends in pay and reward

TwentySix from A to Z is our new series of free webinars. In our opening session in May, we discussed the latest market trends in pay to give our clients actionable insight on salaries, and how to address the recruitment and retention difficulties of the past 12 months. Now we’d like to publish some of those benchmarking insights here too.

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Trends and themes in employee benefits for 2023

Trends and themes in employee benefits for 2023

Employee benefits are a key part of any organisation’s offer to its people: improving wellbeing, genuinely valuing achievement, and retaining top talent.
We’ve reviewed every key survey on the latest trends in benefits. What we found was a high degree of agreement about the key themes.

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What’s the Economic and Labour Market Context for Q4?

What’s the Economic and Labour Market Context for Q4?

It is clear that a whole range of factors (some global, some UK-specific) have contributed to a somewhat volatile and vulnerable economic context, which in turn has impacted the labour market. Figures released in mid-November by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show CPI at 11.1% with CPIH (the Government’s preferred measure, which includes housing costs) at 9.6%. RPI (no longer widely used by the Government) sits at 14.2%.

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