Staff pay and conditions
We're committed to being as open as possible about our spending. This includes publishing information about our senior officers' pay and details of how salaries for all council employees are determined.
Our pay policy statement for 2015/16 (PDF 44KB) was approved by council on the 26 March 2015.
We pay most of our staff according to the National Joint Council pay rates for Local Government Services (PDF 183KB).
Find out more about your council and the current structure.
Please note that schools based employees fall outside the council’s pay policy and the data provided does not include schools.
Senior officers' pay
Brighton & Hove City Council’s pay multiple - the ratio between the Chief Executive’s salary and the median (average) earnings of all other council staff (excluding schools based staff) is 6.1- as of 31/03/2014. This has been calculated according to the guidance contained in “The Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency".
Paid time off for union representatives
Brighton & Hove City Council staff are entitled to join a union.
Representatives of the trade unions we recognise are entitled to paid time off to carry out trade union duties, this is known as 'trade union facility time'.
Download details of Trade Union Facility Time for 2014/15 (PDF 20KB)
If you require any further information please contact Matt Naish, HR Manager, on (01273) 295088.