Guidance: Guidance for approval of senior pay

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July 31
10:00 2023

Guidance for approval for senior pay

Senior pay proforma Word document

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Government greatly values the important work that senior managers and executives perform in the public sector. The senior pay controls allow the government to ensure that senior pay is set at an appropriate level to enable the public sector to recruit, retain and motivate the best people, whilst ensuring value for money for the taxpayer.

This guidance sets out the process for approving total remuneration over 150,000 and bonuses of more than 17,500.

Published 2 April 2013
Last updated 31 July 2023 +show all updates
  1. Updated 'Guidance for approval of senior pay' and senior pay proforma document added

  2. Updated: 'Guidance for approval of senior pay'

  3. Updated with the revised "Guidance for approval of senior pay".

  4. Updated email contact for UKGI on document.

  5. Updated guidance for approval of senior pay

  6. First published.

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