Pay progression (England) - annex 23

17 / 01 / 2019

The 2018 framework agreement on the reform of Agenda for Change introduced provisions to move to a new pay system with faster progression to the top of pay bands through fewer pay-step points. 

This annex describes the agreed pay progression framework which underpins the pay structure and requires a manager/staff submission process to be followed for pay-step points to be achieved.

The agreed changes will come into effect for new starters or those promoted to a new role on or after 1 April 2019 and the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook will be updated in due course. 

For further information about the new pay progression system in the framework agreement, visit our pay progression web pages.


Download the annex in full.

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