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Contribution pay scheme timetable

Key dates and deadlines for the Contribution Pay Scheme

Contribution Pay scheme

Launches 22 October, timescales for Recognising Excellence and Outstanding Contribution are below.

Recognising Excellence scheme

This year, all Recognising Excellence awards will be paid in December payroll. Deadlines for submission are below:

Deadline Action
30 November Heads of Department to update own SharePoint data to reflect final recipients of the award and send confirmation email to reward-hr@bath.ac.uk
1 December Payroll to take final recipient data from SharePoint and process for payment
2 December Heads of Department notifying successful employees with amount of award to be communicated directly from Faculties/Schools/Departments
22 December Recognising Excellence awards paid in December 2020 payroll

Outstanding Contribution scheme

Deadline Action
22 October Heads of Department write to eligible staff inviting nominations
9 November Nominations to be completed and returned to Heads of Department
23 November Heads of Department to upload all nominations to SharePoint
11 December Contribution Pay Review Group meets to consider Outstanding Contribution nominations.
By 17 December Faculties/Schools/Departments notified of successful and unsuccessful cases.
January 2021 Unsuccessful cases may be referred back to Faculties/Schools/Departments for consideration under their local Recognising Excellence schemes however these awards will be paid in January 2021 due to payroll cut off dates*
January 2021 Human Resources send outcome letters to Outstanding Contribution nominees
January 2021 Contribution points actioned for successful nominees in January 2021 payroll, effective 1 January

*Recognising Excellence payments following meeting of Contribution Pay Review Group

Deadline Action
8 December Contribution Pay Review Group meets to consider Outstanding Contribution nominations. Unsuccessful cases may be referred back to Faculties/Schools/Departments for consideration under their local Recognising Excellence schemes however these awards will be paid in January 2021 due to payroll cut off dates
7 January 2021 Heads of Department to notify Human Resources of any additional Recognising Excellence awards as a result of unsuccessful Outstanding Contribution nominations by emailing reward-hr@bath.ac.uk