Mercer spot poll reports provide you with insights on trending topics in the Middle East region. Get the latest updates on how macro-economic factors are influencing compensation and benefits in these markets.

 

  • Salary Increases Iran Spot Poll December 2019

    Participation from multinational companies

     

    • Market Covered: Iran

     

    • Industries: Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Technology, Energy

     

    • 2019 Actual Basic Salary Increase

     

    • 2020 Budgeted Basic Salary Increase

     

    • Inclusive of mandatory government increase

     

    • Increases presented by industry

     

    Price: USD 500

       

  • Lebanon Currency Payment Spot Poll November 2019

    Participation from 43 multinational and large local companies
     
    • Market Covered: Lebanon

     

    • Industries: Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Technology, Local Retailers

     

    • Current currency practice for employment contracts and salary pay outs

     

    • Exchange rate used

     

    • Changes to current currency practice

     

    • Additional actions planned – lump sum payments, additional salary increases, changes to allowances

     

    • 2020 salary increase budget

     

    Price: USD 500 per market

          

  • Sales Incentive Structures Spot Poll September 2019

    Participation from 16 multinational Life Sciences companies
     
    • Market Covered: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E

     

    • Industries: Life Sciences

     

    • Plan Mechanics – eligibility, calculation basis, frequency, threshold, maximum, cap

     

    • Performance pay-out – type of curve, target award by position, % or lump sum

     

    • Performance score card and multipliers – score card structure, financial and non-financial KPIs and weights

     

    Price: USD 500 per market or USD 3000 for all markets

        

  • 2019 Middle East Housing and Schooling Policies – September

    The report includes data on actual Housing and Schooling allowances and policies across GCC, Jordan and Lebanon, by employee groups from local and multi-national companies. Industry cuts are also available for Technology, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods and Energy segments.

     

    Examines Housing Policy components such as:

     

    • Frequency of Payment

     

    • Coverage of Local Nationals

     

    • Differentiation due to marital status or family size

     

    • Contributions to additional living costs (furniture, utilities)

     

    • Coverage of moving expenses

     

     

    Examines Schooling Policy components such as:

     

    • Reimbursement Terms

     

    • Restrictions – number of children, selected schools

     

    • Contributions to additional costs (transport, uniforms, books)

     

    Price:

     

    • General Market Report: USD 750

     

    • Technology Industry cut vs. General Market: USD 1000

     

    • Life Sciences Industry cut vs. General Market: USD 1000

     

    • Energy Industry cut vs. General Market: USD 1000

     

    • Consumer Goods Industry cut vs. General Market: USD 1000

     

        

  • Egypt Termination Indemnity Practice Spot Poll December 2018

    Participation from 14 multinational companies

     

    • Markets Covered: Egypt

     

    • Industries: Life Sciences

     

    • Conditions for severance payments

     

    • Severance payout under each condition

     

    • Severance payments above statutory requirements

     

    • Basis for severance calculation   

     

    Price: USD 500 per market

        

  • October 2018 – Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Iran

    Inflation, Currency Depreciation and Salary Increases Spot Poll

    Participation from 47 multinational companies

     

    • Markets Covered: Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Iran

     

    • Industries: Consumer Goods, Life Sciences, Technology and Energy

     

    • 2018 Salary Increases

     

    • 2018 Additional Salary Adjustments

     

    • 2018 Additional lump sum payments

     

    • Car/Transport Allowances increases

     

    • 2019 Salary Increases Projections

     

    • Data presented by industry where available

     

    Price: USD 500 per market

        

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