Mercer appoints Anish Sarkar as India Country Leader

Mercer India today announced that it has appointed Anish Sarkar as Country Leader for their Consulting Business.

Average salary hikes likely to be at 11% in 2015: Mercer

With an average salary increase likely to be at 11 percent, the projected pay hike for next year in medical life sciences sector is the highest (12 percent) and for the shared services and hi-tech industry it is lowest (10 percent).

Education tops CSR spends, community development next

With corporate social responsibility (CSR) becoming a legal mandate, a study has found that a large majority (81 per cent) of domestic companies identify education as the top core area for their sustainability activities.

Vienna tops list for highest quality of living: Mercer

According to a survey by global HR consultancy Mercer, cities beyond the traditional financial and business centres are working to improve their quality of living aiming to attract foreign companies.

Mercer appoints Pradeep Mukerjee as India CEO

Mukerjee joins Mercer from Confluence Coaching and Consulting which he established in 2007 as the Founding Director.

Employees to see 12% salary hike next fiscal: Survey

Indian companies are expected to dole out an average salary hike of 12 percent in the next one year, while laying more emphasis on performance-linked pay packets, says a survey by global consultancy Mercer.

‘Bangalore best Indian city to live’

Amongst Indian cities, Bangalore (139) ranks higher than New Delhi (143), Mumbai (146), Chennai (150) and Kolkata (151) in overall quality of living, according to Mercer's 2012 Quality of Living Index.

Shareholder activism sways executive remuneration policies

According to a global staffing consultancy Mercer, increased shareholder activism and a desire for more corporate governance are driving changes in multi-national executive remuneration.

Employee incentive trends signal patchy biz confidence: Survey

Short-term incentives (STIs), an important part of remuneration package for key employees and senior executives, generally reflect the overall performance of a business.