Decision details

Corporate Pay Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


A recommendation to adopt a new staff grading structure that is both fair and consistent, and that seeks to address recruitment and retention issues experienced at CDC.

(Recommendation to Council)




(1)  That the proposed New Reward Scheme (NRS) be adopted with effect from 1 April 2019 subject to receipt of the signed collective agreement from Unison.


(2)  That the budget allocation of £303,500 per annum to support the NRS, funded by the £300,000 annual budget that has previously been set aside to support the pay review, with the £3,500 shortfall added to the revenue base budget 2019-2020, be approved.


(3)  That the release of up to £360,600 from previously earmarked reserves to fund salary protection costs during the three-year period 2019-2020 to 2021-2022 be approved.



Report author: Mr Andrew Buckley

Publication date: 10/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2019 - Cabinet

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