Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request

Georgia Whitaker Hughes made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Loughborough University

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Mae'r ymateb i'r cais hwn yn hwyr iawn. Yn ôl y gyfraith, ym mhob amgylchiad, dylai Loughborough University fod wedi ymateb erbyn hyn. (manylion). Gallwch gwyno drwy yn gofyn am adolygiad mewnol.

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University,

Please could you send the following information as outlined in the Freedom of Information Act for the year ending 1st April July 2017, or for the financial year in which 1st April 2017 falls. If information for that period is not yet available, please use the most recent information you have. Please specify what period this information refers to at the beginning of your answer.
1. i) The number of individuals employed by the university who receive total remuneration* of £140,000 pa or more.
ii) The number of these individuals who are women.
2. The total remuneration* of the highest paid employee.
3. i) The number of individuals directly employed by the university who are paid less than the Living Wage of £8.45 per hour [or £9.75 per hour within Greater London].
ii) The number of these individuals (paid less than Living Wage) who are women.
iii) If available, the number of individuals employed by outside contractors to provide services at your university who are paid less than the Living Wage of £8.45 per hour [or £9.75 per hour within Greater London].
iv) Whether your university has a policy to require on-site staff working for external contractors to be paid Living Wage rates as a minimum.
4. i) The number of employees paid at exactly the National Minimum Wage, including those employed by outside contractors to work at your university.
ii) The number of these individuals (paid at exactly National Minimum Wage) who are women.
5. i) The number of apprentices employed by your university.
ii) The lowest remuneration* received by apprentices employed by your university.
6. The ratio between the total remuneration* of the highest-paid employee and the total remuneration* of the lowest-paid employee.
7. The ratio between the total remuneration* of the highest-paid employee and the total remuneration* of the median-paid employee.
*[adapted from the government's definition of remuneration (for local authority chief officers) under section 43 of the Localism Act 2011] Remuneration meaning:
(a)salary or, in the case of an individual engaged under a contract for services, payments made by the university to the individual those services,
(b)any bonuses payable by the university to the individual,
(c)any charges, fees or allowances payable by the authority to the individual,
(d)any benefits in kind to which the individual is entitled as a result of their office or employment,
(e)any increase in or enhancement of the individual's pension entitlement where the increase or enhancement is as a result of a resolution of the university, and
(f)any amounts payable by the university to the individual on the individual ceasing to hold office under or be employed by the university, other than amounts that may be payable by virtue of any enactment.
(g) calculated as full-time equivalent

Yours faithfully,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Loughborough University's handling of my FOI request 'Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request'.

By law, I should have received my response on the 4th of August.
Could I please receive a response as soon as possible.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/f...

Yours faithfully,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Loughborough University Freedom of Information, Loughborough University

Dear Ms Whitaker Hughes,

Ref FOI1315

Thank you for your email. Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in responding. The summer is an exceptionally busy time for the Academic Registry and it has not been possible to deal with your request within the specified timeframe. I have passed the request to colleagues in our HR Department and I will be in touch with the details at the earliest possible time.

Yours sincerely,

Catherine Smethurst
Freedom of Information Officer
Loughborough University, LE11 3TU

Tel: 01509 228616
Email: [Loughborough University request email]

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University Freedom of Information,

I understand the summer was a busy time for you. However a month after my last email from you I would like to remind you that my response is overdue, and by law I am due a response.

Please could I get this respond as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University Freedom of Information,

I am really disappointed to see you still have not responded to my request which was sent at the beginning of July. I will give you until Friday to respond, but I'm afraid after this I will have to take note of your failure to reply.

Yours sincerely,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Loughborough University Freedom of Information, Loughborough University

Catherine Smethurst

Freedom of Information Officer

Rutland Building, Loughborough University

Leics., LE11 3TU

Web: [1]http://www.lboro.ac.uk/

 

17 October 2017

Name: Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Address: By email

Ref: FOI1315

 

Dear Ms Whitaker Hughes,

 

Please accept my apologies that you have not yet received a response.  At
present the only information I have been given by the relevant departments
who can answer your questions relates to 3iv:

 

o It is a requirement for contractors of Loughborough University London
to pay the London Living Wage.  

 

I will again pass your request to the Senior HR Management Team with a
request that they provide the information for which you have asked and a
clear time frame for them to do so.

 

I am very sorry that to date I have not been able to assist you further. 
 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Catherine Smethurst

 

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University Freedom of Information,

I appreciate your apology, and look forward your response.

Yours sincerely,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Loughborough University Freedom of Information, Loughborough University

Catherine Smethurst
Freedom of Information Officer
Rutland Building, Loughborough University
Leics., LE11 3TU
 
Web: [1]http://www.lboro.ac.uk/
 
19 October 2017
 
Name: Georgia Whitaker Hughes
Address: By email
 
Ref: FOI1315
 
Dear Ms Whitaker Hughes,
 
In response to your Freedom of Information request dated 6 July 2017, I am
pleased to advise that I have finally obtained the requested information
which is listed below.  Once again, please do accept my sincere apologies
for the delay in providing the information, which I recognise is
unacceptable. 
 
I hope this information is useful but if you require any further
assistance please do not hesitate to contact me.
 
If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with the way in which your
request for information has been handled, you may invoke the following
complaints procedure:
[2]http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/policy/f...
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Catherine Smethurst
 
 
_____________________________________________
 

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University Freedom of Information,

Thank you for your response. However there is no link or attachment visible.
Could you please re-send this with the answers next to my original questions or send this to me via my email address.
Thank you,

Yours sincerely,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Loughborough University Freedom of Information, Loughborough University

Dear Ms Whitaker Hughes,

 

I am sorry about that - I assume whatdotheydo.com cut off the previous
message, into which the answers were pasted.   Here you are.

 

Best wishes,

Catherine

……………………………………..

 

Catherine Smethurst

Freedom of Information Officer

Rutland Building, Loughborough University

Leics., LE11 3TU

 

Web: [1]http://www.lboro.ac.uk/

 

19 October 2017

 

Name: Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Address: By email

 

Ref: FOI1315

 

Dear Ms Whitaker Hughes,

 

In response to your Freedom of Information request dated 6 July 2017, I am
pleased to advise that I have finally obtained the requested information
which is listed below.  Once again, please do accept my sincere apologies
for the delay in providing the information, which I recognise is
unacceptable. 

 

I hope this information is useful but if you require any further
assistance please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with the way in which your
request for information has been handled, you may invoke the following
complaints procedure:
[2]http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/policy/f...

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Catherine Smethurst

 

 

_____________________________________________

 

Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Dear Loughborough University Freedom of Information,

Unfortunately I can only see your data attached as an inaccessible zip file!
Could you please either copy and paste the information directly into this message, or email me this info in that format to [email address].
I would really appreciate this by the end of the day if possible.
Thank you for all your efforts,

Yours sincerely,

Georgia Whitaker Hughes