Previous Pay Settlements

The table below summarises the pay increases to the national pay spine made annually through New JNCHES. For full details of each year's award, including any commitments on pay-related matters, please see the settlement or outcome document. 

Negotiating period Pay increase Implementation date Settlement  or agreement document
2020 - 21 0% 1 August 2020
2019 - 20 1.8% uplift on all points on the spine, with higher percentage awards for points 2 to 16 1 August 2019 New JNCHES 2019-20 pay outcome
2018 - 19 2% uplift on all spine points save for points 2 to 15 where each spine point increased by £425 1 August 2018 New JNCHES 18-19 outcome March 2019
2017 - 18 1.7% on all spine points, but with 2.4% on the lowest point and consequent extra loading for the first 16 spine points 1 August 2017 2017-18 New JNCHES settlement
2016 - 17 1.1% on all points, but with up to 3.1% on points 1 to 7. Deletion of point 1 1 August 2016 2016-17 New JNCHES settlement
2015 - 16 1% on all points, but with up to 2.65% on points 1 to 8 1 August 2015 New JNCHES pay settlement 2015-16
2014 - 15 2% on all points, but with an additional £60 on point 1 1 August 2014 New JNCHES Agreement 2014-15  
2013 - 14 1% on all points 1 August 2013 New JNCHES 2013-14 pay outcome
2012 - 13 1% on all points 1 August 2012 Pay Agreement 2012-13
2011 - 12 £150 on all points 1 August 2011 Pay Agreement 2011-12
2010 - 11 0.4% on all points 1 August 2010 Pay Agreement 2010-11
2009 - 10 0.5% on all points 1 August 2009 Pay Agreement 2009-10
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 5% (2.5% or RPI at September 2008, whichever is the greater) 1 October 2008
2006 - 08 multi-year deal
3% or £240, whichever is the greater 
1 May 2008
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 3% 1 August 2007
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 1% 1 February 2007
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 3% or £515, whichever is the greater 1 August 2006 Pay Agreement 2006-9

Members can access the current national pay spine (2019-20) via this page (login required).
Trade Unions' Joint Pay Claim 2018-19

Trade unions' joint pay claim 2017-18

Joint Higher Education Trade Union Pay Claim 2016-17

Joint Higher Education Trade Union Pay Claim - 2015-16

Joint Higher Education Trade Union Pay Equality Claim - 2015-16

Joint HE Trade Union national claim - 2014-15

Joint HE Trade union national claim - 2013-14

Pay settlements from 1994 to 2006

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