HR Quarterly Index Australian Report Quarter 1
2017 Off to a Great Start..
In Summary 2017 is off to a great start with Business confidence up 4% in the last quarter continuing the trend from June last year. Capital expenditure has also had a major move with a shift of 7% since September last year. Within human resources wage bills are expected to increase but not the size of the workforce, suggesting more businesses are aiming to do more with less and focussing on productivity improvement. Unemployment remains unchanged at 5.7% There is a steady growth in the expected value of sales and expected increase in profitability, which in turn complements increased confidence in the market.
The Quarterly Index Dashboard Report is a National Research initiative that reports on the business and human resource developments of the past quarter. The report evaluates measurements of business confidence, policy changes, market volatility and people issues and identifies the perceived impact on business performance.
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