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Overtime Rates and Claims

All overtime must be agreed in advance by your line manager.

Overtime is only paid to staff on grades 1 to 5 and on support terms and conditions.

To submit your overtime claim, please complete one of the following forms (depending on whether you receive your salary in the middle or at the end of the month):

Once you have completed the form you should pass it to your line manager. Your line manager must authorise the form before submitting to HR Services for payment.

Deadlines

  • If you receive your salary in the middle of the month, the deadline for submission to HR Services is the 1st of every month.
  • If you receive your salary at the end of the month, the deadline for submission to HR Services is the 13th of every month.

More information about payroll deadlines can be found here.

Overtime Rates

  • Part-time staff will be paid overtime at their normal plain time rate until the hours worked exceed 35 hours per week - overtime will then be paid at the rate(s) detailed below
  • A period of 30 minutes or less will be considered under flexible working arrangements and will not qualify for overtime
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL) will be at plain time
  • Security staff will be paid all overtime at an average of 1.625 x normal hourly rate - this is equivalent to the rates detailed below

Overtime rates for time worked in excess of 35 hours week

Monday to Saturday

Time and a half or TOIL

Sunday

Double time or TOIL

Bank holidays and closure days

Double time or TOIL

Overtime rates for staff working any 5-out-of-7-day shift patterns

First rest day

Time and a half or TOIL

First rest day when it falls on a Bank Holiday

Double time or TOIL

Second rest day

Double time or TOIL