Pay Ratio 2013

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Rustam Majainah

Dear University of Worcester,

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

Helen Johnstone, University of Worcester

Dear Mr Majainah

I confirm receipt of your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act and that we will respond within the statutory 20 working days.

Regards

Helen Johnstone

Helen Johnstone
Assistant University Secretary
Tel: (01905) 855014

University of Worcester
Worcester, WR2 6AJ
01905 855010
 
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Helen Johnstone, University of Worcester

Dear Mr Majainah

Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act our response is as follows - please note that this data is based on fte annual salaries and many of our staff work part time and therefore earn pro rata

1i) 1
1ii) none
2) £241,159
3i) 75
3ii) 52
3iii) data not available
3iv) no
4i) none, all are paid above minimum wage
4ii) none
5i) 7
6) £241,159 and £13,487 - £17.88 at 31/8/13
7) This cannot be worked out for 31/7/13 as the salary data has changed due to incremental increased being paid since this date. The current median fte salary as at 31/7/14 is £30,727 and the ratio with the current highest earner - 8.26

I am obliged, under the Freedom of Information Act, to inform you of our complaints procedures in case you are unhappy about the way in which your request has been dealt with.
If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can request a review by writing to Mr John Ryan, University Secretary and Pro Vice Chancellor (Students), University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Telephone: 0303 123 1113 – www.ico.gov.uk

Regards

Helen Johnstone

Helen Johnstone
Assistant University Secretary
Tel: (01905) 855014

University of Worcester
Worcester, WR2 6AJ
01905 855010
 
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Rustam Majainah

Dear Helen Johnstone,

Thank you for the information. You appear to have missed out the answer to question 5. ii. on apprentice pay. Could you please provide me with the information.

Yours sincerely,

Rustam Majainah

Helen Johnstone, University of Worcester

I am away on annual leave until the 28th July and will respond to emails
on my return.

 

If your email relates to a reference request please forward it to
[email address].

 

 

 

Helen Johnstone, University of Worcester

My apologies:

5ii) the lowest remuneration received by apprentices is £13,487 as at 31/7/13

Regards

Helen Johnstone

Helen Johnstone
Assistant University Secretary
Tel: (01905) 855014

University of Worcester
Worcester, WR2 6AJ
01905 855010
 
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