Trade Union Facility Time 2018/19

The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 came into force on the 1 April 2017. These regulations place a legislative requirement on relevant public sector employers to collate and publish, on an annual basis, a range of data on the amount and cost of facility time within their organisation.

Below is East Herts Council's data on Facility Time for 2018-2019

East Hertfordshire District Council (Central function employees)

  • 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Employees in the council

  • 50 to 1,500 employees

Trade union representatives and full-time equivalents

  • Trade union representatives: 10
  • FTE trade union representatives: 9.77

Percentage of working hours spent on facility time

  • 0% of working hours: 5 representatives
  • 1 to 50% of working hours: 5 representatives
  • 51 to 99% of working hours: 0 representatives
  • 100% of working hours: 0 representatives

Total pay bill and facility time costs

  • Total pay bill: £11,648,991
  • Total cost of facility time: £5767.40
  • Percentage of pay spent on facility time: 0.05%

Paid trade union activities

  • Hours spent on paid facility time: 310.1
  • Hours spent on paid trade union activities: 28
  • Percentage of total paid facility time hours spent on paid TU activities: 9.9%

How would you rate your online experience?

green smiley (good) orange smiley (average) red smiley (poor)