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Pay Policy for Senior Appointments

The Public Sector Pay Policy for Senior Appointments covers remuneration proposals for Chief Executives (of NDPBs and public corporations); NHS Executives and Senior Managers (Grade D to I only); and the daily fees paid to chairs and members appointed by Scottish Ministers to public bodies.

The Technical Guide for the 2017-18 Pay Policy for Senior Appointments is available below.

Templates for use by sponsor bodies and Scottish Government sponsor teams are available for submitting remuneration proposals for approval.

Further information in relation to the acceptance and remuneration of public appointments / Non-Executive Directorships by senior staff of public bodies was issued as a Public Bodies Information Update note and is available on the Additional Information webpages.

Technical Guide: Senior Appointments 2017-18

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Title:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
Description:Scottish Government's Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
File:Technical Guide to Pay Policy for Senior Appointments 2017-18 [PDF, 700.1 kb: 31 Mar 2017]
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Technical Guide: Senior Appointments 2016-17

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Title:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
Description:Scottish Government's Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
File:Technical Guide to Pay Policy for Senior Appointments 2016-17 [PDF, 676.2 kb: 17 Mar 2016]
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Technical Guide: Senior Appointments 2015-16

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Title:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
Description:Scottish Government's Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
File:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments 2015-16 - Technical Guide [PDF, 638.8 kb: 29 Apr 2015]
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Technical Guide: Senior Appointments 2014-15

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Title:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
Description:Scottish Government's Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
File:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments 2014-15 - Technical Guide [PDF, 684.4 kb: 18 Nov 2013]
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Technical Guide: Senior Appointments 2013-14

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Title:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
Description:Scottish Government's Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
File:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments 2013-14 - Technical Guide [PDF, 462.6 kb: 18 Dec 2012]
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Technical Guide: Senior Appointments 2012-13

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Title:Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
Description:Scottish Government's Pay Policy for Senior Appointments
File:Public Sector Pay Policy for Senior Appointments 2012-13 - Technical Guide [PDF, 345.0 kb: 23 Feb 2012]
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