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In our latest Mobility Basics post we examine the host-based approach to paying expatriate salaries, looking at when and why it should be used.

Monitoring salary trends around the world is important for managing pay for your both local and internationally mobile employees. Here we report on the key findings from this year's Salary Trends Survey.

UK professionals are expected to receive a 1.1 percent real salary increase in 2020, equating to approximately £334.62pa on average.

The average real salary increase in China is forecast to be 3.6% above inflation in 2020, down slightly from 3.7% in 2019.

The average real salary increase in Hong Kong is forecast to be 1.4% above inflation in 2020, up from 1.0% in 2019.

The average real salary increase in Singapore is forecasted to be 3.0% in 2020, down from 3.3% in 2019.

Global mobility professionals are increasingly looking at different ways to compensate their expatriate populations. One method that often attracts a lot of attention is the local-plus approach.

Alternative host-based approaches to expat pay, such as the local-plus approach, are proving popular. But is it always a more cost-effective approach?

When companies are dealing with mobile workers, how and where to deliver pay is not always straightforward and can depend on a range of factors.

ECA's MyExpatriate Market Pay Reports provide in-depth benchmarking information covering all aspects of a long-term international assignment package. Find out how these reports help mobility teams around the world.