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Trade Union Activity

The Trade Unions (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 require the University to publish information on trade union facility time annually.

The table of data for the reporting period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 is as follows:

Table 1 – Relevant union officials

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period

21

Full-time equivalent employee number

20.3 FTE

Table 2 – Percentage of time spent on facility time

Percentage of time

Number of employees

0%

0

1%-50%

20

51%-99%

0

100%

1

Table 3 – Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time

 

Figures

Total cost of facility time

£149,878

Total pay bill

£103,785,499.08

Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time

0.14%

Table 4 – Paid relevant trade union activities

Time spent on paid trade union activities* as a % of total paid facility time hours

10%

Time spent on paid trade union duties** as a % of total paid facility time hours

90%

*Activities encompass such things as branch meetings, elections and conference attendance

** Duties encompass such things as casework, representation of employees

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