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

The JNC for Youth and Community Workers has reached an agreement on a pay award for 2020. Circular No 219 dated 5th October 2020 can be found here.

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 Joint Educaton Services Circular No 216 dated 20th January 2020 can be found here.  

Pay Agreement 2018/19 - 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. JES Circular No 212 dated 22nd October 2018 can be found here.


The JNC for Coroners Circular No 64 dated 10th June 2020 on the Constitution can be found here.

A joint agreement covering two years;  2019/2020 for the pay of coroners has been reached by the JNC for Coroners.  A copy of Circular No 63 dated 30th Nov 2018 can be found here.

LGA Survey of Coroners' Pay - Management Side Survey Report - 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.


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 work-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 No 215 dated 20th January 2020 can be found here.

Soulbury Workforce Earning Survey - Please find attached a final report of the Soulbury Workforce Earning Survey 2018. 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 Circular 213 dated 31st October 2018 can be found here.