Staff Grades and Salary Conservation due to Merger/Restructure

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Dear Perth College UHI,

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

Donald MacLean,

Good afternoon John.

Thank you for your FOI request which we received on 1/2/18. It has been logged and passed to the relevant College department for processing.

A response will be sent to you as soon as possible, and certainly not later than 20 working days after the date we received your request (1/3/18). We will make every effort to provide you with the information requested; if any clarification is required, we will contact you in due course.

If the information you are seeking is already published by the College, or is otherwise available to members of the public, you will be sent details outlining how to access the information.

If you have any questions regarding your request for information then please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting reference 002/18.

Donald Maclean
Freedom of Information and Data Protection Officer
Room 034, Brahan Building
Perth College UHI
PH1 2NX
01738 877625

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Donald MacLean,

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Good morning John.
I refer to your recent FOI (below).
Please find our response attached in PDF format. Apologies for the delay: the college was closed last week for three days due to the snow situation.
All the best,

Donald Maclean
Freedom of Information and Data Protection Officer
Room 034, Brahan Building
Perth College UHI
PH1 2NX
01738 877625

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