Pay Ratio 2013

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Rustam Majainah

Dear Glasgow Caledonian 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

Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Dear Mr Majainah

Glasgow Caledonian University acknowledges your request for information which was received in the University on 23 June 2014. The University is currently processing this and will get back to you as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely

Jean Ash

Jean Ash | Information Compliance, Governance and Records Manager
Department of Governance and Quality
Directorate of Student Experience, Governance and Quality
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, Scotland, UK
Phone +44 (0)141 331 3341 | Fax +44 (0)141 331 8797 | E: [email address]

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Dear Mr Majainah
I refer to your request (e-mail below) received by the University on 23 June 2014.

The information you have requested is given below:
1. i) The number of individuals employed by the university who receive total remuneration* of £140,000 pa or more.

There were 3 members of staff.

ii) The number of these individuals who are women.

All these individuals were female.

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

The highest remuneration paid was £212,000 plus £15,000 performance related pay.

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].

None.

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

None

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.

In relation to Questions 3iii) and iv), this information is not held by the University and the University is relying on the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 Section 17 (1) (b) Information not held.

A Supply Chain Code of Conduct has been introduced and we ask all potential suppliers to acknowledge their compliance with these principles. (Document attached)

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

No University employee was paid the National Minimum Wage and information on payments made to contractors is not held by the University.

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.

The University employed 2 apprentices.

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

The lowest remuneration scale was £13,839-£14,905. Due to the small numbers of staff the actual salary paid has not been provided as this information is considered personal information and is exempt from disclosure under Section 38(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

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

The University has calculated the ratios based on the basic salary, therefore the ratio is 15:1.

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

The University has calculated the ratios based on the basic salary, therefore the ratio is 5.5:1.

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Yours sincerely

Hazel Lauder

Hazel Lauder
Assistant Head (Information Compliance) | Department of Governance and Quality Enhancement

T: +44 (0)141 331 8392 | Fax +44 (0)141 331 8797 | E: [email address]
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA

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