Staff Grades and Salary Conservation due to Merger/Restructure

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Dear Borders College,

Per the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 please supply me with the following information in electronic format:

1) Please advise over the period (1 July 2014 to 31 January 2018) how many support staff have been placed on lower salary grades due to restructure, job evaluation or any other reason. For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 July 2014 to 31 July 2015, 1 August 15 to 31 July 2016 and 1 August 2016 to 31 January 2018)

2) Please advise over the period (1 July 2014 to 31 January 2018) how many lecturing staff have been placed on lower salary grades due to restructure, job evaluation or any other reason. For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 July 2014 to 31 July 2015, 1 August 15 to 31 July 2016 and 1 August 2016 to 31 January 2018)

3) Please advise over the period (1 July 2014 to 31 January 2018) how many senior management staff earning over £70,000 have been placed on lower salary grades due to restructure, job evaluation or any other reason. For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 July 2014 to 31 July 2015, 1 August 15 to 31 July 2016 and 1 August 2016 to 31 January 2018)

4) For each of the three areas above please advise how many staff were you able to assist to retain their old grade or above through re-training or remodelling of roles.

5) For each of the three areas above please advise how many staff left the organisation.

6) For each of the three areas above please advise how many of these staff were subsequently successful in applying for roles at grades the same as or higher than the grade they lost.

7) For each of the three areas how much money has the College saved as a result of the downgrading. For clarity, I would be grateful if you could supply figures broken down separately year on year for the following time periods (1 July 2014 to 31 July 2015, 1 August 15 to 31 July 2016 and 1 August 2016 to 31 January 2018)

8) Please advise and attach as a copy any specific policy or procedure the College has to assist staff placed in this position exit detriment and regain their old grade.

9) How many staff covered in questions 1, 2 and 3 were subsequently downgraded again for any reason?

10) How many staff had salaries being conserved as at 31 July 2014.

Please acknowledge receipt of this information request and I shall look forward to receiving your full disclosure within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

John Gallacher

Debbie Kerr, Borders College

Dear Mr Gallagher

Please see below the response to your Freedom of Information request,

Kind regards

Debbie

Deborah M Kerr FCIPD
Head of HR and Development
Borders College
Scottish Borders Campus
Nether Road
Galashiels
TD1 3HE

Tel: 01896 662520

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