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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
Asda (Northern Ireland) Retail 01/04/2016 3.9% increase bringing minimum rate up to £7.20ph; rates increased by 1.5% in October 2015.
Crown Paints Manufacturing 01/04/2016 2.625% increase
Express Gifts Retail 01/04/2016 2.5% increase; Grade 1 removed giving an increase of 4.7% to lowest paid
Freeman Grattan Holdings Retail 01/04/2016 Basic rates increase from £7.06ph and £6.75ph to £8.00ph (18.52% on lowest rate)
Macrae Foods (Livingstone) Food processing 01/04/2016 All pay rates below £7.20ph increase to £7.20ph (7.5%); other rates increase by 2%
Ocado Retail 28/03/2016 Basic rate increased from £7.27ph to £8.10ph (11.4%)
Royal Shakespeare Company Culture 01/04/2016 Introduction of Living Wage/London Living Wage (12.0%); 1.5% for other staff
Ulster Bank Finance 01/04/2016 2.66% paybill increase; minimum salary increases by 7.08% from £13,107pa to £14,103pa; performance related increases of 0%-8%
Western Power Distribution Utilities 01/04/2016 2.5% increase

For the three months from February-April, the median increase on the lowest pay rate increased to 2.3% - the median standard increase was steady at 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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