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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
AXA UK Finance 01/04/20 3% pay budget, minimum salary increased to £16,926 nationally and £19,565 in line with Living Wage; performance related increases of 0%-6%
BaxterStorey (University of Greenwich) Education 01/05/20 Increase to the Living Wage for catering, cleaning and security staff - 23% increase for the lowest paid; improved sick pay and holiday
G4s (Kent Patient Transport) Health 01/04/20 6% pay increase
Rochdale Boroughwide Housing Housing 01/04/20 £650pa increase worth from 1.45%-3.83%; improved annual leave from 2021
Surrey County Council Local government 01/04/20 2% increase to all pay points, except lowest which increase by 3.3% in line with Living Wage; progression increases for eligible staff
Norther Powergrid (technical) Utilities 01/04/20 2.8% base increase increase, changes to service requirements for DC pension
Scottish government and agencies Government 01/04/20 In response to the Covid-19 protocols signed between unions an interim pay award of £750 for staff earning £25,000 or less, 3% for staff earning £25,000-£80,000 and a flat £2,000 for staff earning above £80,000

The median standard increase for May 2019-April 2020 was 2.5% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was higher at 2.7%.

The median standard increase for the three months from February-April 2020 was 2.5% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was also 2.5%. However coronavirus has led to many pay negotiations being put on hold, so these figures are based on fewer pay settlements than normal, with a higher proportion of settlements from multi-stage multi-year agreements.

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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