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Payline gives union members and officials access to information on more than 2,000 collective agreements with employers of all sizes in both the private and public sectors.

In addition to information about pay settlements and pay rates, Payline has information about working hours, holidays and special leave, overtime rates, pensions, shift pay, regional allowances, maternity, paternity, other family friendly policies (flexible working, career breaks), union facilities and other subjects that may be covered by negotiations.

Latest pay settlements

Recently reported pay settlements include:-

Agreement Sector Start Description
Asda (N Ireland) Retail 01/04/21 2.0% increase
AXA (UK) Finance 01/04/21 1.5% paybill increase
British Gas (customer operations) Utilities 01/04/21 3 year pay freeze accepted under threat of fire and rehire; £1,000 transitional payment for accepting reduced terms and conditions
Co-operative Group Retail Retail 01/04/21 5.56% increase bringing rate up to real Living wage
Joseph Walker (shortbread) Food processing 01/04/21 2.2% increase; introduction of employee assistance programme offering counselling
Lloyds Banking Group Finance 01/04/21 1.2% paybill increase; for Grades A-E, a £400 underpin
Morrisons (retail & manufacturing) Retail 01/04/21 8.7% increase in basic rate of pay from £9.20ph to £10.00ph
Scottish Bakers Food processing 01/04/21 2.2% increase
SFK (UK) Manufacturing 01/04/21 2.6% increase
Together Housing Housing 01/04/21 1.0% increase plus £150 unconsolidated

The median standard increase for April 2020-March 2021 was 2.2% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was 2.5%.

The median standard increase for the three months from January 2021-March 2021 was 1.9% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was also 2.0%. However the three months figures are based on a small number of agreements.

graph of pay settlements and inflation
Payline user guide

The software is customised to meet different unions needs. Click here to choose the appropriate version of the guide.

Who can use Payline?
All members and officials of the unions listed below have access to Payline.
  • Community
  • GMB
  • NUJ
  • RMT
  • TSSA

If you do not know your password, phone 020 7902 9811 or email pay@lrd.org.uk - please tell us your union in the email.

Payline demonstration

Enter Payline and type in the user name guest and password guest for a demonstration.

PayLine subscriptions

Unions can only subscribe to Payline at a national level (rates vary according to the size of the union). If you would like to know more about subscribing to Payline please contact Lewis Emery or phone 020 7902 9811.


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