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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
JaguarLandRover Manufacturing 01/09/21 2.0% increase; £1,000 lump sum payment; improved death in service benefits.
Teaching (Schools) Wales Education 01/09/21 Welsh government has implemented 1.75% pay increase, recommended by Pay Review Body.
Tesco (Retail) Retail 05/09/21 2.7% increase; night premium increases by 4%.
Wincanton Argos (Heywood Depot) Distribution 09/09/21 31% increase bringing drivers' pay to £15ph; a one-off lump sum payment of £2,500.

The median standard increase for September 2020-August 2021 was 2.0% (1.0% in the public sector) - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was also 2.0%. Three-quarters of these pay settlements were first stage/unstaged.

The median standard increase for the three months from June 2021-August 2021 was 2.0% - the median increase on the lowest pay rate was higher at 2.3%.

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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