Other Negotiating Groups

Teachers' Pay 2020 and STPCD

Teachers' Pay 2020

Timetable for the Teachers' 2020 pay award process continues albeit with a possible further delay. Further details can be found here .

Caretakers Lettings Fees

Caretakers’ Letting Fees were reviewed by East Midlands Regional Joint Council on 8th September 2020.  The Joint Council agreed to increase the rates by 2.75% with effect from 1st April 2020.  The revised rates can be found here .

Youth & Community Workers

Joint Education Services Circular No. 219 - JNC Youth & Community Pay Agreement 2020 (updated 14.10.20)

The JNC for Youth and Community Workers has reached an agreement on a pay award for 2020. 

The circular can be found here (5:10:20)

Joint Education Services Circular No 216 - JNC Education Framework

The Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) for Youth and Community Workers’ Education Framework is due to be updated to reflect changes to the structure of qualifications for youth workers. The JNC Youth and Community Workers has issued the following guidance.

A copy of the circular can be found here.  

Joint Education Services Circular No 212 - Pay Agreement 2018 and 2019

The LGA are pleased to confirm that the JNC for Youth and Community Workers has reached an agreement on a pay award for 2018 and 2019. 

The circular can be found here (22.10.18)

Joint Negotiating Committee for Teachers in Residential Establishments STPCD 2018

 The pay ranges for classroom and leadership teachers employed under the terms of the JNCTRE agreement, effective from 1 September 2018 are set out in the 2018 edition of the SCTPCD.  The 2018 STPCD summarises the pay award from 1 September 2018 and contains revised pay ranges which apply also to JNCTRE teachers.  Establishments should review their chosen pay scales in light of these revisions to the national framework.

A copy of the circualar can be found here . 


Coroners' Circular No 64 (10th June 2020)

JNC for Coroners - CONSTITUTION  Circular No 64 - 10th June 2020

Coroners' Pay - JNC Agreement - Circular No 63

A joint agreement covering two years;  2019/2020 for the pay of coroners has been reached by the JNC for Coroners (30.11.18).  A copy of the circular can be found here .


The LGA conducted a management side survey on coroners’ pay in August 2018, following the latest national agreement on coroners’ pay outlined in JNC circular 62 dated 8 January 2018.

 The survey can be found here

Coroners Circular No 62 (8th Jan 2018)

Circular no 62 - pay guidance with appx - January 2018

Coroners Circular No 61 (2nd November 2017)

JNC Coroners Circular 61 - JE and Pay - 02.11.17

Coroners Circular No 60 (28th Sept 2017)

Circular No 60 - Coroners

Coroners Circular No 59 (22 May 2017)

JNC for Coroners - circular no 59 - issued 22 May 2017

LGA Pay and Numbers Survey Report 2016 on Coroners Pay

The LGA have produced the LGA Pay and Numbers Survey 2016 for coroners (England and Wales).  The report can be found LGA Pay Numbers Survey 2016 - CORONERS' PAY - Management Side Circular 2 December 2016.


Soulbury Committee Circular on Car Allowances and Work-related Stress

The Soulbury Committee, covering officers in roles such as education improvement managers, educational psychologists and young people’s community service managers, has agreed to issue guidance for local authorities relating on car user schemes and work-related stress.  It reminds authorities to give appropriate consideration to the nature of these roles when determining essential car user status, and to consult with staff.  In terms of wrok-related stress, the circular reminds authorities of the guidance documents referenced in Appendix G of the Soulbury Report which provide advice and guidance on this issue. 

A copy of the circular (ref 215) can be found here.

Soulbury Workforce Earning Survey

Please find attached a final report of the Soulbury Workforce Earning Survey. The survey was conducted in order to gather information about educational improvement professionals, educational psychologists and young people’s/community service managers. The information collected relates to pay and grading, working status, vacancies, workforce characteristics, recruitment difficulties, and information about recruits.

Soulbury Pay Agreement: 2018 and 2019

Following negotiations the LGA can confirm that the Soulbury Committee has reached and agreement on a pay award for 2018/19 which is as follows:

  • an increase of 2.0% on all pay points on the Educational Improvement Professionals' pay spine, Young People's/Community Service Managers’ pay spine and Educational Psychologists pay spines on 1 September 2018 and on 1 September 2019;

  • an increase of 2.0% on all London and Fringe area allowances on 1 September 2018 and on 1 September 2019

A copy of the circular can be found here.

Workshops for the Blind

Agreement has today (17.5.16) been reached on the rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2016 and 1 April 2017 for employees covered by the NJC for Workshops for the Blind.

Details are set out in the attached NJC circular.