FE pay in England

In England the vast majority of colleges are members of the Association of Colleges (AoC), an employers' organisation which negotiates with UCU and other recognised trade unions (UNISON, ATL, AMiE, UNITE and GMB) in the National Joint Forum (NJF) to produce recommendations on pay and conditions for individual colleges to adopt.

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FE England pay and conditions claim for 2016/17

The joint union claim for 2016-17 was sent to employers on 28 April 2016. It calls for £1 an hour pay rise for all staff,  action on the gender pay gap and casual contracts, and for all FE staff to be paid at least the Living Wage

Read the full claim here:

FE England joint union pay and conditions claim 2016-17 [374kb]


FE England: 2015-16 pay round

Information on the 2015-16 pay round for English colleges.

FE England: 2014-15 pay round

Information on the 2014-15 pay round for English colleges.

FE England: 2013-14 pay round

Information on the 2013-14 pay round for English colleges.