Global in outlook, focused on providing market data that delivers tangible results for our clients: Birches Group is the trusted source for actionable information on compensation in developing markets. Thousands of decision-makers at leading multinational companies and international organizations rely on Birches Group to deliver the facts and simplify the challenges of managing and motivating people in more than 140 developing countries.


Birches Group conducts in-depth compensation and benefits surveys that take the pulse of global labor markets.


Our proprietary Indigo™ software provides a powerful and flexible platform for market data delivery and analysis.


Birches Group provides reliable market data and consulting advice to organizations in over 140 countries.


Birches Group provides training in compensation management, job design and job evaluation. Our approach is rigorous but practical.

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Managing Compensation When Uncontrollable Events Occur

When uncontrollable events occur, companies need to respond on behalf of their employees.  A Special Measures Policy helps clarify...

January 26, 2016 / read

Rethinking Market Comparisons: A New Definition for Compa-Ratio

The compa-ratio is the most basic way a company can compare themselves to the market.  But using incumbent averages...

January 26, 2016 / read

Salary Movement in Venezuela

Venezuela's economy is being adversely affected by high inflation, shortages of hard currency, plunging oil prices and political upheaval....

January 25, 2016 / read

Rethinking Survey Comparators – Your Sector Is Not An Island

Selecting salary surveys often depends on getting the right comparator group.  This post examines the conventional wisdom of peer...

January 11, 2016 / read