How do I get London weighting?

What areas get London weighting?

Current London Weighting

Currently, London Weighting averages under £4,000 and varies significantly across employees and different industries, with more paid in Inner London than Outer London; and more in finance, manufacturing and public sectors than retail or the not-for-profit sectors.

Is London weighting part of salary?

Your London weighting allowance is added to your basic wage that forms your gross salary package which attracts income tax and is subject to national insurance deductions at current rates.

How is NHS London weighting calculated?

Due to the expense of living in London, NHS staff that live in central London are entitled to 20% uplift their pay. This is called NHS London Weighting. Staff working just outside London are entitled to a 15% uplift and those that work in the fringe zone of London are entitled to a 5% uplift.

How much is the London weighting allowance?

According to Trust for London, a charity tackling poverty and inequality in the capital, London Weightings average £4,000 a year and is an allowance more commonly seen in finance, manufacturing and public sectors rather than retail or not-for-profit industries.

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Who gets paid London weighting?

London weighting is an allowance paid to certain civil servants, teachers, airline employees, PhD students, police and security officers in and around London, the capital of London. It is designed to help these workers with the cost of living in Greater London, which is higher than that of the rest of the UK.

What is London weighting allowance 2021?

London Weighting needs to be almost £7,700 per year in Inner London and just over £6,200 in Outer London to cover additional costs. An initial target should be a weighting reflecting the cost of living in Outer London, since it is the minimum that would allow someone to access a job anywhere in London.

What is a weighting allowance?

Definition of ‘weighting allowance’

1. a factor by which some quantity is multiplied in order to make it comparable with others. See also weighted average. 2. an increase in some quantity, esp an additional allowance paid to compensate for higher living costs.

What is Outer London weighting NHS?

High cost area supplements

Area Level (1 April 2021)
Inner London 20% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £4,608 and a maximum payment of £7,097
Outer London 15% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £3,898 and a maximum payment of £4,967

What is a location allowance?

A location allowance is a means to financially compensate the assignee and their family for adapting to a different location and/or any reduction in their quality of life.

Do nurses get London weighting?

It is clear to see that London Weighting is actually being used in part as a recruitment and retention payment for nursing and AHP staff in the capital. In November 2000 the Prime Minister announced extra pay supplements for nurses and key NHS staff in areas of full or near-full employment.

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What is band 7 in the NHS?

Band 7 nursing roles include Ward Managers, Emergency Nurse Practitioners and clinical specialists. Band 7 roles start at £40,057 and rise to £45,839 for anyone with more than 5 years of experience.

What is Agenda for Change NHS?

Agenda for Change refers to a pay and conditions structure for the NHS introduced in 2004 to replace the old Whitley scales and clinical grading schemes. In this context it aims to both harmonise and modernise pay and conditions, terms of employment and human resources policies across the NHS.

What does inclusive of London Allowance mean?

London weighting. London weighting is an allowance paid to certain civil servants, teachers, airline employees, police and security officers in the capital of the United Kingdom, London. It is designed to help these workers with the cost of living in London, which is notoriously higher than that of the rest of the UK.

What’s the minimum wage in London?

The UK national minimum wage is reviewed annually and varies depending on the employee’s age. Currently, the wage for workers 25 or over is £7.83 per hour. This will increase to £8.21 in April 2019.

UK minimum wage and living wage 2018–19.

Age UK minimum wage per hour Minimum wage from April 2019
Apprentice £3.70 £3.90