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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
British Library Culture 01/08/16 2.04% paybill increase; 3.0% increase on lowest pay rates; other pay rates unchanged; performance awards of up to 2.4%
Dept for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Government 01/08/16 1.0% paybill increase; flat rate awards to each grade of £198-£602 (higher awards for higher paid grades); performance awards of £1,000-£1,500
Lime Pictures TV production 01/09/16 3.0% increase for staff earning less than £30,000pa; 2.5% for staff earning £30,000-£60,000; 16 month deal
Ministry of Justice Government 01/08/16 1.0% increase to pay scale minima; £1,000 increase to pay scale maxima; awards of £500-£1,800 to 'outstanding' performers
Police Staff Police 01/09/16 1.0% increase to all pay points
Scottish Prison Service Prisons 01/10/16 £400 increase to pay points below £22,000pa; pay points above £22,000pa increase by 1%; progression for eligible staff; non-operational staff hours reduced; improved maternity and paternity
Soulbury Committee Local government 01/09/16 1.0% increase to all pay points
Youth and Community Workers Local government 01/09/16 Deletion of lowest pay point, increase in all points of 1%, except for the lower pay points (2-5) which received 1.2%-2.0%

For the three months from July-September, the median increase on the lowest pay and the median standard increase were both 2.0%.

graph of pay settlements and inflation
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
  • NUJ
  • PCS
  • RMT
  • TSSA

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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