The Advisor

July 09, 2018

B.C.: a new health tax for employer-paid benefits to be introduced in 2019

The B.C. government has proposed a new employer-health tax as a step to eliminate the current Medical Services Plan (MSP), which they say will...

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January 04, 2017

Is Salary Budget Increase More Affected by Inflation or Unemployment?

Your Salary Budget Increase Trend

The following graph was taken from Accompass' 2017 Salary Budget Report and examines the evident relationship between unemployment rates, inflation, and salary budget increase. The objective of the chart is to...

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December 21, 2016

How Average Salary Increases Have Changed from 2016 to 2017

The Salary Increase

A salary increase can encourage employee morale, act as incentive for job performance, and help a company retain valuable employees. The vast majority of organizations set their salary increase budget at one of three numbers: ...

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December 16, 2016

Case Study: How to Use Compensation to Build a Performance Culture

Take the challenge. Making changes doesn't mean making budgets higher. Reimagine the organization you work for by improving the culture and the incentive to perform.  While many executives’ annual base pay remained flat, the long-term incentive...

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