Key information document

This document sets out key information about your relationship with us, including details about pay, holiday entitlement and other benefits.

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Key information document

This document sets out key information about your relationship with us, including details about pay, holiday entitlement and other benefits.

Further information can be found at www.unitemps.com. Please contact your local Unitemps branch if you have any questions or concerns.

The Employment Agency Standards (EAS) Inspectorate is the government authority responsible for the enforcement of certain agency worker rights. You can raise a concern with them directly on 020 7215 5000 or through the Acas helpline on 0300 123 1100, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

Due to the nature of temporary work, your working hours are not set under your terms and conditions and should instead be agreed with your line manager. You should never be asked to work more than is permitted under the Working Time Regulations.

General information

Name of employment business:

University College London trading as Unitemps

Type of contract you will be engaged under:

Contract for Services

Who will be responsible for paying you:

University College London

How often will you be paid:

Monthly

Expected (or minimum) rate of pay:

£10.90 per hour

Leave entitlement

41 days per year (pro-rata). Payment for this accumulates at a rate of £2.04 per hour.

Deductions from your pay required by law:

Income tax: Calculated at a rate of 20% of wages above the monthly limit of £1042 and at 40% above the monthly limit of £4167.

NI: Calculated at a rate of 12% of wages above the monthly limit of £792 and at the rate of 2% above the monthly limit of £4167.

Student loan (if applicable): Student loan rates and thresholds depend on the Student Loan Plan you are under.

For Student Loan Plan 1 it is calculated at 9% for wages above the monthly limit of £1615.83

Please be aware that with all of these statutory deductions exact rates can vary depending on individual circumstances.

Any other deductions:

If you are aged between 22 and State Pension Age and your earnings are £833 or above in a pay period, this will trigger UCL to postpone your auto enrolment assessment for 3 months. This will mean that your earnings will not be assessed until the end of the 3-month period after you commenced employment. If you are eligible to be automatically enrolled, you will receive a further letter from UCL confirming this. You have the right to join a pension scheme at any time, regardless of the postponement period.

Fees taken from pay:

No additional fees expected.

Other benefits:

Candidates working at UCL are entitled to:

  • Access to UCL Day Nursery
  • Access to the Bloomsbury Fitness centre
  • Access to the following on site catering facilities http://www.uclunion.org/bars-cafes/, the refectory, UCL shop and all other food and drinks machines

Representative example

Please see below a representative example of the typical pay and deductions per month. This is based on 36.5 hours being worked in a week paid at £10.90. Please note that tax and deduction rates are estimates and may vary based on individual circumstances.

Example gross rate of pay:

£1591.40 monthly

Deductions from your pay required by law:

£109.88 Income Tax

£95.93 NI (assuming category A)

£0 Student loan (if applicable)

Any other deductions or costs from your pay:

£45.50 Pension Contribution

Any fees for goods or services deducted from your pay:

£0

Example net take home pay:

£1340.09 monthly