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Contribution pay scheme timetable

Key dates and deadlines for the Contribution Pay Scheme

Contribution Pay scheme

Launches 28 October, timescales for Recognising Excellence and Outstanding Contribution are below.

Recognising Excellence scheme

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

Deadline Action
1 December Heads of Department to update own SharePoint data to reflect final recipients of the award and send confirmation email to
3 December Heads of Department notifying successful employees with amount of award to be communicated directly from Faculties/Schools/Departments
6 December Payroll to take final recipient data from SharePoint and process for payment
21 December Recognising Excellence awards paid in December 2021 payroll
7 January 2022 Payroll deadline to confirm unsuccessful OC cases referred to RE scheme

Outstanding Contribution scheme

Deadline Action
From 28 October Heads of Department write to eligible staff inviting nominations
12 November Nominations to be completed and returned to Heads of Department. (This is a guide date, please adhere to the deadline set by your HoD).
29 November Heads of Department to upload all nominations to SharePoint
13 December Contribution Pay Review Group meets to consider Outstanding Contribution nominations
By 20 December Faculties/Schools/Departments notified of successful and unsuccessful cases
w/c 20 December Unsuccessful cases may be referred back to Faculties/Schools/Departments for consideration under their local Recognising Excellence schemes
December 2021 Human Resources send outcome letters to Outstanding Contribution nominees
January 2022 Contribution points actioned for successful nominees in January 2022 payroll, effective 1 January


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