Staff 2016/17 - Basic salary at reference date
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Basic salary at reference date
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This field identifies the gross basic salary per annum (full-time equivalent) in pounds sterling, as stated in the contract at the reference date, or at the end of the contract, if earlier
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In the case of part-time staff the full-time equivalent salary should be returned. In the case of staff who leave half way through the year, the annual salary that they would have received had they stayed all year should be returned.
The Basic salary at reference date should not include any regular payments for additional duties, responsibility allowances or honoraria, regardless of their source. Subsequent back-dated pay awards will be excluded.
Salaries returned to HESA should be rounded to the nearest £1. Comma delimiters should be excluded e.g. £24,999.80 should be returned as '25000'. Leading zeros should also not be included.
Where higher education providers (HEPs) are using the JNCHES national pay spine but making local adjustments, (for example to consolidate London weighting) then both Contract.SALREF and Contract.SPOINT must be returned.
A member of staff works part-time (0.5 FTE) with a salary of 15000. This field should be returned as a full-time equivalent salary of 30000.
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