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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 Airways (pilots) Aviation 01/09/20 Under the threat of 1,255 job losses and a policy of 'fire and rehire' on worse terms, pilots accepted a temporary 16% cut in pay. This consisted of an 8% cut in basic pay, plus a further 8% to be paid into a Community Retention Scheme, which will be used to pay reduced salaries to 300 grounded pilots.
Caterers Offshore Trade Association Catering 01/09/20 A pay freeze from 1 September 2020 - no pay negotiations until April/May 2021 with any increases applied from 1 April 2021.
Police (England & Wales) Policing 01/09/20 2.5% increase to all pay points; removal of the lowest point of the Sergeants’ pay scale.
Teaching (Schools) England Education 01/09/20 5.5% increase to the minima of the main pay ranges with 2.75% to the maxima of the main pay ranges and to the minima and maxima of all other pay ranges and allowances.

The median standard increase for October 2019-September2020 was 2.5% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was also at 2.65.

The median standard increase for the three months from July-September 2020 was 2.0% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was higher at 2.3%. However the three months figures are based on a small number of 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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