Pay Ratio 2013

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Rustam Majainah

Dear Coventry University,

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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Amy Birrell, Coventry University

Dear Rustam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST – FOIA0159

Please note that our office has received your attached Freedom of Information of the 23rd June 2014.

Legal Services are now dealing with your request and will respond in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act i.e. within 20 working days.

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William Doherty, Coventry University

Dear Rustam,

Re: Freedom of Information – FOIA0159

Further to the email below of the 03.07.2014, I write to confirm that Coventry University will be in a position to respond to your request on the 1st August 2014.

I apologise for the delay in dealing with this request, however I can confirm that this is necessary to process the information you have requested.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, or require any other information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind Regards

William

William Doherty

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William Doherty, Coventry University

Dear Rustam,

Re: Freedom of Information – FOIA0159

Further to the email below of the 17.07.2014, I write to confirm that Coventry University will be in a position to respond to your request on the 20th August 2014.

I apologise for the delay in dealing with this request, however I can confirm that this is necessary to process the information you have requested.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, or require any other information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind Regards

William

William Doherty

Clerical Assistant (Legal Services)
Vice Chancellor's Office

Direct Line : 02476 88 7853
Fax : 02476 88 7760

Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB
www.coventry.ac.uk

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William Doherty, Coventry University

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Dear Rustam,

 

REF: FOIA0159 – Freedom of Information Request

 

The University has completed its search for the information requested by
you under the Freedom of Information Act and the data you have requested
is attached in relation to your request of below.

 

You requested information in relation to the following (please note that
the University’s response is in BOLD):

Information sought:

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.         3

 

ii) The number of these individuals who are women.   

 

1

 

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

 

£235,992

 

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].

 

The reference to £7.65 is confusing.  Information is requested for the
“year ending July 2013”.  The Living Wage in the first part of that year
was £7.20 per hour, and it increased in November 2012 to £7.45.  As at
31^st July 2013 we had 33 employees paid below £7.45 per hour.

 

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

 

26

 

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].             

 

This information is not available

 

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 such a policy.

 

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

 

1

 

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

 

0

 

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

 

2

 

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

 

£8,864

 

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

 

26.6:1

 

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

 

7.8:1

 

*[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

 

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Kind Regards

 

William

 

William Doherty

 

Clerical Assistant (Legal Services)

Vice Chancellor's Office

 

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Fax : 02476 88 7760

 

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