You may not realise it, but most HE staff have lost thousands of pounds due to below-inflation pay rises year after year. Please see below a table which shows how HE staff have effectively taken a pay cut every year since 2009/10:

Here’s some important information about this year’s pay ‘offer’ and UNISON’s pay consultation – our branch would like every member to vote and tell us whether they want to accept or reject this year’s pay freeze, bearing in mind that, once again, staff are receiving a pay cut.