Aon Survey Reveals India Inc Will Provide 7.7% Wage Hike in 2021


The Wage Enhance Survey by skilled companies agency Aon confirmed that India Inc is prone to supply a wage hike of seven.7 % in 2021. It revealed that 88 % of surveyed firms reported that they intend to extend salaries in 2021 in India, MoneyControl.com reported.

A number of firms had gone for wage cuts, and pay freeze through the pandemic.

Moneycontrol.com reported that the typical hike in 2020 was 6.1 % with 75 % firms providing hikes. Since 2012, wage hikes in India have seen a declining pattern. The 12 months 2020 noticed the sharpest lower to six.1 % resulting from Covid-19.

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In line with the report, the Aon survey stated that amongst sectors, e-commerce and enterprise capital-backed companies will supply highest wage hike of 10 % whereas hospitality/eating places will supply the bottom at 5.5 % in 2021.

The examine analysed information throughout 1,200 firms from greater than 20 industries.

Nitin Sethi, accomplice and CEO of Aon’s efficiency and rewards enterprise in India stated that they count on organizations to evaluation their compensation budgets within the second half of the 12 months as soon as the precise monetary influence of the Labor Codes is understood.

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“It is usually attainable that among the wage increments could not translate into greater cash-in-hand for workers if organizations select to pay greater provident fund contributions on the brand new definition of Wages,” he added.

Regardless of a tricky 2020 with stringent lockdowns, India continues to mission the best wage will increase among the many BRIC nations.

Roopank Chaudhary, accomplice in Aon’s human capital enterprise in India stated that the highest-paying sectors in 2021 proceed to be those from final 12 months. These embody IT, ITeS, life sciences, e-commerce and fast-moving shopper items (FMCG).

“It’s notable that the sectors that had been adversely impacted by COVID-19, equivalent to retail, hospitality and actual property, are projecting wholesome will increase within the vary of 5-6 %. Such numbers mirror their intent to remain related and to manage attrition, which had elevated for these industries final 12 months,” he added.

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