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Public Sector Pay in Scotland - Pay for Staff

The Scottish Government's Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits sets the framework for public sector pay. It applies to the Scottish Government and its associated departments, agencies, non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), public corporations and NHS Scotland Senior Management posts (Grades A-C only).

Public bodies determine the pay and conditions for their staff according to Scottish Government policy.

Public bodies are provided with the necessary proforma and business case template they will be required to submit to the Scottish Government when seeking approval of their proposals.

A Technical Guide for 2017-18 which explains the terms used in the pay policy document and also assists with the completion of the financial proforma is available below.

Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2017-18

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Title:Public Sector Pay in Scotland - Pay for Staff
Description:Scottish Government's Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits
File:Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2017-18 [PDF, 566.5 kb: 07 Feb 2017]
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Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2016-17

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Title:Public Sector Pay in Scotland - Pay for Staff
Description:Scottish Government's Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits
File:Public Sector Pay Policy 2016-17: Technical Guide for Staff Pay Remits [PDF, 522.9 kb: 16 Dec 2015]
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Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2015-16

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Title:Public Sector Pay in Scotland - Pay for Staff
Description:Scottish Government's Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits
File:Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits 2015-16 - Technical Guide [PDF, 456.9 kb: 09 Feb 2015]
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Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2014-15

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Title:Public Sector Pay in Scotland - Pay for Staff
Description:Scottish Government's Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits
File:Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits 2014-15 - Technical Guide [PDF, 510.3 kb: 18 Nov 2013]
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Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2013-14

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Title:Public Sector Pay in Scotland - Pay for Staff
Description:Scottish Government's Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits
File:Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits 2013-14 - Technical Guide [PDF, 335.5 kb: 18 Dec 2012]
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Technical Guide: Staff Pay Remits 2012-13

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Public Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits 2012-13: Technical GuidePublic Sector Pay Policy for Staff Pay Remits 2012-13: Technical Guide [PDF, 320.8 kb: 14 Dec 2011]
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