Trade Union Facility Time

To comply with the Trade Union Facility Time Act 2016, the University is required to publish data on trade union facility time.  The University recognises Unison, Unite and GMB for Support staff and UCU for Academic and Other Related staff.

Reporting Period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period and FTE
 Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period  25
 Full-time equivalent employee number  23.38 
Percentage of time spent on facility time
 Percentage of time spent on facility timeNumber of employees 
 0%  1
 1-50%  24
 51%-99%  0
 100%  0
Trade Union Facility Time costs
 Total cost of facility time  £144,895.25
 Total pay bill  £380,871,687.23
 Percentage of total pay bill spent on facility time  0.04

Reporting Period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period and FTE
 Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period  19
 Full-time equivalent employee number  16.31
Percentage of time spent on facility time
 Percentage of time spent on facility time Number of employees 
  0%  0
 1-50%  19
 51%-99%  0
 100%  0
Trade Union Facility Time costs
 Total cost of facility time  £107,015
 Total pay bill  £370,601,665
 Percentage of total pay bill spent on facility time  0.03

Reporting Period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period and FTE
 Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period 20 
 Full-time equivalent employee number 18.54
Percentage of time spent on facility time
 Percentage of time spent on facility time Number of employees
 0%  0
 1-50%  20
 51%-99%  0
 100%  0
Trade Union Facility Time costs
 Total cost of facility time  £158,458
 Total pay bill  £325,598,800
 Percentage of total pay bill spent on facility time  0.05

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