2020 Global COVID-19 survey series

Protect your workforce. Manage the impact. Provide your perspective.

Thank you to the over 8,000 participants that provided their perspective throughout the year. Your insight helped to inform policies and practices around the world.

As we face a second (or third) wave of COVID-19, make sure you read our compiled report specific to US employers: Leading through the pandemic: Key learnings from 2020.

Individual results from each of the surveys are also available in the sections below.

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Worldwide Benefit & Employment Guidelines

Benefit provisions are often driven by the statutory requirements imposed by government entities. Ensure you stay ahead of the tide and provide the right level of coverage for your employees.


Government Assistance Programs

COVID-19 is taking its toll on businesses across the globe, but many governments are stepping in to enact new temporary or permanent legislation to help keep the economy afloat. Keep up with the ever-changing landscape of our new world.


Global Pay Summary

Employee pay often represents the largest expense for most companies. Ensure your pay budget is taking the right-sized slice of the pie.


Workforce Metrics Around the World

The value and importance of workforce metrics can sometimes be overlooked but they can be a critical and core component that helps to measure your business. Compare your company to a set of key metrics from countries around the world.


Incentives Around the World

Motivating your employees to ensure your company achieves its broader goals is a challenge for many organizations. Ensure you’re setting the right incentive targets to help your employees and your company succeed.


Car Benefit Policies

In a world of alternate transportation options, the competition for talent continues to intensify and car-related benefits remain a vital tool for companies to define or differentiate their employment brand. Don't get left out of the race!


Car Cost Report

Understanding vehicle related costs around the world could make or break your car policy. Take stress out of the equation; access key data to help you make the right decision for your company.


Severance Pay Policies

No one likes to dwell on lay-offs and terminations, but severance policies are a major component of every HR department’s portfolio. While parting is such sweet sorrow, it can be a whole lot sweeter when both sides walk away amicably.


Vacation and Other Leave

In the modern employment landscape, vacation leave is an integral part of a workforce management strategy. Ensure your employees bounce back from their vacation feeling refreshed and ready to return to work.


Workforce Turnover Around the World

Employee turnover can bring a mixed bag of positive and negative impacts. Although some turnover brings interruption, sometimes it’s beneficial for revitalizing or fine-tuning your workforce.


Global Compensation Planning

As market competitors race to outthink and outmatch one another, the difference between yesterday’s and today’s data is often the margin between stagnation and success. Skate into 2021 with the latest salary increase data.