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Payline gives union members and officials access to information on more than 2,000 collective agreements with employers of all sizes in both the private and public sectors.

In addition to information about pay settlements and pay rates, Payline has information about working hours, holidays and special leave, overtime rates, pensions, shift pay, regional allowances, maternity, paternity, other family friendly policies (flexible working, career breaks), union facilities and other subjects that may be covered by negotiations.

Latest pay settlements

Recently reported pay settlements include:-

Agreement Sector Start Description
Berendsen (Chatham) Laundries 01/10/2014 3% increase for laundry operatives to £6.50 (new adult NMW rate); other staff 1.5%
Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries 01/10/2014 2.7% increase; bonus scheme pays up to 1.5%
IKEA (Doncaster) Distribution 01/09/2014 2.3% increase to hourly rates; 3% increase to shift premia; removal of new starter rates
L'Oreal Consumer Products Distribution 01/10/2014 2.1% increase; improved bank Holiday pay
Local authorities (Green book) Local government 01/04/2014 Lump sum payments in December; in January increases to pay scale points from 2.2%-8.56%
Lunar Cold Stores Food processing 01/09/2014 3% increase
Sainsbury's Retail 01/09/2014 3% increase to standard, recruitment and competent rates
Scottish Midland Co-op Retail 01/10/2014 2.67% increase for customer service assistants; most other roles get 2%; youth rate to be abolished during 2015
Uni_link Buses (Southampton) Bus transport 01/10/2014 2.5% increase

For the three months from September-November, the median increase on the lowest pay rate increased to 2.6%, RPI inflation dropped to 2.0%.

graph of pay settlements and RPI
Payline user guide

The software is customised to meet different unions needs. Click here to choose the appropriate version of the guide.

Who can use Payline?
All members and officials of the unions listed below have access to Payline.
  • Community
  • GMB
  • PCS
  • RMT
  • TSSA
  • UCU

If you do not know your password, phone 020 7902 9811 or email pay@lrd.org.uk - please tell us your union in the email.

Payline demonstration

Enter Payline and type in the user name guest and password guest for a demonstration.

PayLine subscriptions

Unions can only subscribe to Payline at a national level (rates vary according to the size of the union). If you would like to know more about subscribing to Payline please contact Lewis Emery or phone 020 7902 9811.


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