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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
Alpha Newspapers Media 01/05/2016 Increases of 4%-76% - average 30%
Arqiva Media (TV) 01/07/2016 2.0% increase for staff earning up to £60,000pa, underpinned by a £750 minimum increase
Artex Blue Hawk Manufacturing 01/08/2016 2.25% increase
FMC (Girvan) Manufacturing 01/07/2016 2.3% increase
Kerry Foods (Hillingdon) Food processing 01/07/2016 1.5% increase; £663 Christmas bonus
Morrisons Burton Latimer Distribution 06/06/2016 1.7% increase
National Galleries of Scotland Culture 01/08/2016 Scottish Living Wage increase applied; consolidated £400 increase for staff earning less than £22,000pa; 1% increase to other pay bands; performance related increases from 1%-5.9%
Visit Scotland Government 01/08/2016 1% increase for staff earning over 22,000pa; staff earning less receive a minimum increase of £400 (£800 increase to minima of pay bands 2-4); Scottish Living Wage increase applied
Usborne Publishing Publishing 01/06/2016 3.2% increase
Yodel Distribution 01/07/2016 £200 lump sum payment; shared parental pay enhanced to same level as maternity pay

For the three months from June-August, 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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