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In this edition of HR Clicks, we look at the latest global trends in employee engagement, share the results of our 2017 Global Salary Increase Survey and look at the seven ways to assess if your DC scheme is fit for purpose.

2017 trends in global employee engagement
63% of people are engaged at work globally, down from 65% in 2015. Discover engagement trends by region and find out more about the top opportunities to engage your employees.

2017 Global Salary Increase Survey – read the results
Aon Hewitt's 2017 Salary Increase Survey results are now available. The report provides insights on key changes in compensation in 2017 and projections for 2018, covering more than 13,500 employers in 129 countries.

Seven ways to assess if your pension scheme is fit for purpose
For many UK businesses, auto-enrolment staging deadlines meant a ‘rush to the line’ to make sure they had a scheme in place. With the required minimum contribution rates set to rise from 2018, our checklist will help you assess how well your scheme is performing, and whether it is fit for purpose and ready for the future.

Global benefits – Centres of Excellence study
How are global organisations using Centres of Excellence to manage global benefits governance? What factors impact on their effectiveness? Our study of over 120 participants, from multinational companies across 20 countries, provides insights.

An ageing population – threat or opportunity for your business?
What does the ‘ageing of Europe’ mean for your business? Are you thinking about the risks and opportunities this new challenge presents? Our new whitepaper explores the issues.

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) named an Aon Global Best Employer
Aon is proud to recognise IHG® as an elite organisation which understands the power of their people and is committed to provide an environment where employees can thrive.

Aon news
This quarter, Aon’s acquisition of Portus Consulting boosts our employee benefits capabilities while a survey of benefit practices shows that only 20% of employers measure the ROI of employee benefits. The UK results of our Global Pension Risk Survey show clear progress on de-risking in DB schemes.

September 2017

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Pensions training dates
Sign up here to reserve your place on any of the courses on our UK 2017/18 pensions training calendar.

10 October – 9 November, various locations
Norwegian Pensions Conference Series
Join us as we run a series of pension conferences across Norway, discussing what impact the recent election will have on pension schemes.

11 October
'To and Thru' to Retirement: Market Developments
Join our webinar to find out more about the evolving solutions available.

18-20 October, Manchester
PLSA Annual Conference and Exhibition
We will be speaking on DC and fiduciary management as part of the 'New Horizons' stream.

Aon Best Employers: upcoming events
Aon Best Employers will be soon announced in Poland and Hungary. If you are in Warsaw on 25 October or Budapest on 26 October, please join us at Modern Employer or HRFest. Meet Dan Riley, EMEA Talent Solutions Leader, and hear him explain the strategies of Continuous Listening and Dialogue. You can watch an interview with Dan Riley here.

9 November, Stockholm
The Banking and Finance Talent Summit 2017
Discussing, learning and exploring the value of online talent assessment within the financial industry.

22/3 November, London
HR Vision
Aon is a sponsor at HR Vision London on 22/23 November. Dan Riley will run a session on HR disruption and why people analytics, technology and human capital interactions are all needed to improve engagement.

February – May 2018
2018 UK Pensions Conferences
Join us for our annual Pensions Conferences taking place in Birmingham, London, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh.

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Read the latest update from our Retirement and Investment blog.

Listen again to our Engagement Think Tank
Our latest Think Tank took place in Zurich in August. Listen to a recording of the session to get the latest thinking on the cost of replacing top talent; the skills leaders need to drive high engagement; and the impact of engagement on retention and performance.