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New Local Government pay offer – executive summary and detailed guidance

The introduction of the National Living Wage in April 2016 will increase the base rate of pay for lower graded staff over the age of 25 to £7.20 per hour, rising to £9 per hour in 2020.

A dialogue has been ongoing between the Trade Unions (representing employee interests) and the National Employers (representing employer interests, primarily local authorities) in response to the announcement of the National Living Wage by the Government.

School teachers’ pay award 2015/16

The 2015 School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) was published on 10 August 2015. The principles underlying the core non-pay conditions remain unchanged in the document; however, there are a number of changes to the pay ranges. These changes, and the implications for schools, are set out in the document below.


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