TU Representation

The following outlines trade union activity at The Courtauld, including the number of employees who get time off to do union work and how much they are paid.

We publish:

Total number (absolute number and full time equivalent) of staff who are union representatives

Total number (absolute number and full time equivalent) of union representatives who devote less than 50 per cent of their time to union duties

Names of trade unions represented at The Courtauld

A basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of the total pay bill

 

We support the principles of collective bargaining and local engagement and recognise the role trade unions can play in:

 

  • maintaining and developing positive employee relations
  • giving voice and strengthening communication between The Courtauld and our employees
  • representing individual employees

Recognised unions

This information covers representation from 1 April 2020 – 31 March 2021

Recognised staff trade unions

  • University and College Union (UCU)
  • UNISON

 

Trade union facility time

We are legally required to report union facility time, which is the time we grant to employees to work as union officials. These tables cover 1 April 2020 until 31 March 2021.

Table 1 Relevant union officials

The total number of our employees who were union officials

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period Full-time equivalent employee number
Total: 8 headcount 6.04 FTEs

Table 2. Percentage of time spent on facility time

The number of employees who were union officials that spent

  1. a) 0% b) 1–50% c) 51–99% and d) 100% of their working hours on facility time

 

Percentage of time (%) Number of employees
0 1
1-50 7
51-99 0
100 0

 

Table 2a Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time

The percentage of our total pay bill spent on paying union officials for facility time

 

Total cost of facility time £8,548.60
Total pay bill 2020/21

£9,936,851.25

Percentage of total pay bill spent on facility time 0.09%

 

Table 2b Paid trade union activities

The number of hours spent by union officials on paid trade union activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours

 

Time spent on paid trade union activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours
Calculated as: (total hours spent on paid TU activities by relevant union officials during the relevant period ÷ total paid facility time hours) x 100 (0 hours ÷ 677.15 hours) x 100 = 0%

 

 

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