pay progression

pay progression

A UK term of art for a sliding scale increment in salary which is paid to a hospital doctor (consultant) by the employing Trust on an annual basis, assuming the consultant has adhered to the agreed-upon job plan and has had a satisfactory annual appraisal.
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The majority, 61 per cent, said secure employment with fair access to pay progression would most encourage them to stay.
The government also wants to change pay progression to reflect responsibility, rather than time-served.
However, critics say plans to end automatic pay progression will hit doctors who want to take time out of training, as pay is now proposed to rise with experience.
Changes to your terms and conditions under Agenda for Change have led to performance-related pay progression in the NHS.
In addition to this, staff on the Agenda for Change programme will continue to receive incremental pay progression.
The decades-long public policy effort to move people from welfare to work, while it has increased employment, has failed to increase earnings and failed to provide low-income families with opportunities for pay progression.
A one-off payment of PS160 will be made for all NHS staff under Agenda for Change contracts, excluding very senior managers, plus incremental pay progression for when it is due.
A one-off payment of Au160 for all NHS staff under Agenda for Change contracts (those staff other than doctors and dentists), excluding very senior managers, plus incremental pay progression for eligible staff when it is due;
NHS staff anger rose yesterday as Jeremy Hunt urged two independent pay review bodies to abandon either the one per cent rise, due in April, or a pay progression system linked to length of service.
Mr Osborne also announced that millions of public sector workers will see an end to automatic pay progression as part of his hunt for PS11.
Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has said that authorities can stomach another funding blow by implementing efficiencies and ending inefficiencies like pay progression for staff.