Released annually, the Australian Benefits Review (ABR) is the most comprehensive benchmark and reference guide on all major HR policies and benefits practices in the market.
An effective benefits program goes a long way towards improving the employee experience, retaining top talent and establishing your brand in the market.
As the markets change, data is driving a shift towards new and personalised benefits. In the 2020 Australian Benefits Review, you will find continuing trends in wellness and health benefits, along with flexible working arrangements. Gauge what your people want, and how your organisation can respond.
Whether it be flexibility on working hours, work locations or connectivity, the way we work has adapted in many ways over the last 12-months.
The 2021 survey results are available 25 August. Speak to us today about purchasing the latest data to unpack the trending employee benefits for companies across Australia.
The 2021 edition of the Australian Benefits Review is the most comprehensive reference guide on all major HR policies and benefit practices in the market. The report is based on data from 370 Australian organisations from a broad spectrum of industries.
The Australian Benefits Review will provide you with the latest in benefits trends and insights.
By purchasing the Australian Benefits Review, you will also receive complimentary standard access to the survey database:
Mercer BenefitsMonitor™ is an interactive and user-centered online tool that offers a wide range of flexible and intuitive features for benefits reporting and analysis. With direct access to the database used to produce the Australian Benefits Review, 'standard' access to this tool allows you to:
Conveniently compare companies' data versus the market
Select only the benefits you want to analyse for the levels required
Export your analysis into Excel.
For more information about Mercer BenefitsMonitor™ including premium access and pricing options, please visit the Mercer BenefitsMonitor™ webpage.
As organisations rapidly responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, many had to quickly introduce or adapt their benefit and HR policies to support employees. It’s now time to move beyond the initial response phase.
To plan for the future workforce and business needs, it’s essential to review benefits and HR policies, and organisations must ensure they are adaptable, sustainable and innovative. The executive summary highlights the key findings for wellbeing, wealth and career, and how businesses should be redesigning their benefits review now.
Learn more about Mercer's Australian Business Review (ABR) and how you can participate with Mercer's salary benchmarking surveys.
In the 2020 report you will also find continuing trends in wellness and health benefits, along with flexible working arrangements.
In addition to the report, data can be accessed through Mercer BenefitsMonitor. Standard access is complimentary, however you can run peer groups and access detailed benefits reports through the premium version.
Mercer's Australian Benefits Review includes a vast range of features:
New for 2020
This year, by purchasing the Australian Benefits Review, you will also receive a complimentary Benefit Trends and Insights Report as a special add-on to the subscription. The report summarises the key findings from a 10-year analysis of Australian employee benefits, sharing insight into shifting market trends that are both informing and reflecting employee expectations.
Insured employee benefits
End of service
Allowances and perquisites
Learning and development
Total reward strategy
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By purchasing Mercer's Australian Business Review (ABR) and opting to become a participant you become a part of this local and global research community.
* To access participant pricing, you will be required to participate and contribute data to the Australian Benefits Review on an annual basis. If a submission is not received, an invoice will be issued for the difference between the participant and non-participant price.. Additional subscription benefits are also included as part of this package.
Mercer has a number of customised benchmarking services available using data in the Australian Benefits Review as a source.
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Mercer BenefitsMonitor™ is an interactive and user-centered online tool that offers a wide range of flexible and intuitive features for benefits reporting and analysis. Mercer BenefitsMonitor™ (MBM) is your one-stop source to get market prevalence, legislative updates and key findings of adhoc snapshot surveys. Learn how Mercer BenefitsMonitor™ can support your organisations benefits planning and strategies.
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