The 2015-16 Multi-employer negotiating round will start in February with the commencement of UCEA's three-stage consultation with members - see UCEA Update 15:003 circulated on the 8 January 2015.
Bookings for tone of UCEA’s five consultation events taking place during the second half of February can be made via this page of the website.
HR Directors and other senior officers can access the recently revised UCEA Members' Guide to Negotiations in HE via this page of the website.
The negotiating round for 2014-15 concluded with an agreement, which is due to be implemented from 1 August 2014.
New JNCHES agreement
UCEA members can download a copy of the New JNCHES pay spine for 2014-15.
Trade union claim 2014-15
The Joint HE Unions submitted two linked national claims; one for pay and one for pay-related equality matters.
The following documents present the key contextual issues for employers in the 2014-15 negotiations. These were given to the trade unions at the first negotiating meeting on 26 March 2014:
The parties to New JNCHES held four meeting dates in the 2014-15 negotiations:
Summary negotiations for 2014-15
The employers made a full and final offer on pay and pay-related equality matters of:
The full and final offer was made on the following understandings:
The trade unions each consulted their members on the offer. All five trade unions accepted the final offer, which concluded the pay round for 2014-15 and also drew a line under the dispute for 2013-14 and any industrial action arising from that dispute.
For more information please contact Nicola Carter.
Last updated: 2 June 2014