Contribution pay scheme
Find out about eligibility criteria and how to nominate a member of your team or yourself for a Contribution Pay Award.
Recognising excellence scheme
The Recognising Excellence Scheme deals with one-off payments only. The value of the payments will be £750 and cover the current qualifying year August to July. This scheme will be managed at department/faculty/school level.
You can nominate yourself to be considered for an award, or your line manager can nominate you.
You will need:
- to be in Grades 1 to 9
Your Head of Department/Director of Administration/Director of Technical Services will notify you of the process and the timescales for applying for an award.
Outstanding contribution scheme
The Outstanding Contribution Scheme deals with nominations for contribution points only. You can nominate yourself to be considered for an award, or your line manager can nominate you.
You will need to:
be in Grade 1 to 9, and
have taken part in an SDPR or SDPR+ to cover the current qualifying year (August to July), and
have been paid at or above the non-discretionary maximum point of the grade (excluding the top contribution point) for a minimum of six months, and
not have your salary protected under the University's pay protection arrangements, and
have received a Recognising Excellence award in the previous year, and
not be subject to any form of performance monitoring under the Capability Procedure or Sickness Absence policy, nor have received a disciplinary warning, and
have not been considered for an Outstanding Contribution award in the previous year.
Your Head of Department/Director of Administration/Director of Technical Services will notify eligible staff of the nomination process.