Pay Policy Statement
The purpose of this Pay Policy
Statement (PDF 396 KB) is to clarify the County
Council's strategic stance on pay in order to provide direction for
members and officers making detailed decisions on pay and to
provide the citizens of Worcestershire with a clear statement of
the principles underpinning decisions on the use of public
Under section 112 of the Local Government
Act 1972, the Council has the power to appoint officers on such
reasonable terms and conditions, including remuneration, as the
authority thinks fit. This Pay Policy
Statement (PDF 396 KB) (the ‘statement’) sets out the
Councils approach to pay policy in accordance with the requirements
of Section 38 of the Localism Act 2011. The purpose of the
statement is to provide transparency with regard to the Council’s
approach to setting the pay of its employees (excluding those
working in local authority schools) by identifying;
- the methods by which salaries of all
employees are determined;
- the detail and level of remuneration of
its most senior staff i.e. ‘chief officers’, as defined by the
- the Panel responsible for ensuring the
provisions set out in this statement are applied consistently
throughout the Council and for recommending any amendments to the
statement to the full Council.
Once approved by the full Council, the
statement will come into immediate effect and will be published by
no later than 1 April each year, subject to review on a minimum of
an annual basis in accordance with the relevant legislation
prevailing at that time.
This page was last reviewed 7 March 2014 at 11:54.
The page is next due for review 3 September 2015.