Pay Ratio 2013

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Rustam Majainah

Dear University of Warwick,

Please could you send the following information as outlined in the Freedom of Information Act for the year ending 31 July 2013, or for the financial year in which 31 July 2013 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 £7.65 per hour [or £8.80 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 £7.65 per hour [or £8.80 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,

Rustam Majainah

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infocompliance, Resource, University of Warwick

Dear Mr Majainah,

Thank you for your email dated 22 June 2014 requesting information about
the University of Warwick. Your request is being considered under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find below your original request
and our response. I apologise for the delay in providing this information.

Please could you send the following information as outlined in the Freedom
of Information Act for the year ending 31 July 2013, or for the financial
year in which 31 July 2013 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.

 

Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, the University
considers that this information is reasonably accessible by other means.
This information can be accessed via the Statement of Accounts for the
Year Ended 31^st July 2013:
[1]http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/finan...

 

ii) The number of these individuals who are women.

 

4

 

2. The total remuneration* of the highest paid employee.

 

Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, the University
considers that this information is reasonably accessible by other means.
This information can be accessed via the Statement of Accounts for the
Year Ended 31^st July 2013:
[2]http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/finan...

 

3. i) The number of individuals directly employed by the university who
are paid less than the Living Wage of £7.65 per hour [or £8.80 per hour
within Greater London].

 

At the start of the year there were no staff directly employed by the
University paid less than the living wage. As a result of the change in
the living wage during the year, the salaries paid to 98 members of staff
fell below the threshold. A retrospective payment will be made to those
staff affected to bring their pay above the threshold for this year.

ii) The number of these individuals (paid less than Living Wage) who are
women.

 

At the start of the year there were no female staff directly employed by
the University paid less than the living wage. As a result of the change
in the living wage during the year, the salaries paid to 66 female members
of staff fell below the threshold. A retrospective payment will be made to
those staff affected to bring their pay above the threshold for this year.

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 £7.65 per hour [or £8.80 per hour within Greater
London].

 

The University does not hold this information.

 

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.

 

The University does not have a policy in this regard.

 

4. i) The number of employees paid at exactly the National Minimum Wage,
including those employed by outside contractors to work at your
university.

 

There are no employees paid at exactly the National Minimum Wage. The
University does not hold the requested information relating to outside
contractors.

 

ii) The number of these individuals (paid at exactly National Minimum
Wage) who are women.

 

N/A

5. i) The number of apprentices employed by your university.

 

13

 

ii) The lowest remuneration* received by apprentices employed by your
university.

 

£8840

 

6. The ratio between the total remuneration* of the highest-paid employee
and the total remuneration* of the lowest-paid employee.

The total amount paid to each employee adjusted to the full-time
equivalent is not readily available, but the following is a close
approximation. The ratio between the highest and lowest paid employee is
38:1. Please note that this calculation does not take into account any
overtime or additional payments that may have been made to the lowest paid
staff as this information is not readily available.

 

7. The ratio between the total remuneration* of the highest-paid employee
and the total remuneration* of the median-paid employee.

 

The total amount paid to each employee adjusted to the full-time
equivalent is not readily available, but the following is a close
approximation. The ratio between the highest paid employee and the median
full-time equivalent salary is 11.95:1. Please note that this figure does
not include any payments other than basic salary.

 

*[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

 

I trust that this information will be helpful to you. Should you require
any clarification, please contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Ken Sloan

Ken Sloan  | Registrar & Chief Operating Officer
University House  |  University of Warwick  |  Coventry  |  CV4 8UW

 

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