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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
Agriculture (Scotland) Agriculture 01/04/17 New minimum hourly rate of £7.50 for all workers - a 7.9% increase on previous lowest rate
Armed Forces Military 01/04/17 1.0% increase
Honda UK Manufacturing 01/04/17 2.0% general increase plus performance related increase of up 1.2% giving average increase circa 2.5%; attendance allowances consolidated into basic pay; one-off payment of £350
National Trust Voluntary 01/04/17 4.0% paybill increase, 2.3% for performance related pay and 1.7% to improve pay ranges. Lowest pay rate is National Living Wage (£7.50), which increased by 4.2%. Average pay award 3.7%
NHS (England) Health 01/04/17 1.0% increase
NHS (Scotland) Health 01/04/17 1.0% increase; £400 underpin for staff earning less than £22,000pa, increasing lowest pay by 2.42%
NHS (Wales) Health 01/04/17 1.0% increase; lowest salaries increased in line with voluntary Living Wage (a 2.14% increase)
Scottish Galvanizers Manufacturing 01/04/17 2.2% increase
South East Water Utilities 01/04/17 2.6% increase

For the three months from January-March, the median standard increase was 2.0% as was the increase on the lowest pay rate.

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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