The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017
The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 put in place the provisions in the Trade Union Act 2016 requiring relevant public sector employers to publish specified information related to facility time provided to trade union officials which must be published on the organisation’s own website. These reports apply first for the period 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018 and have to be published by 31st July 2018. They will then be published annually using the same timetable.
Information to be
The regulations require the following
information to be published on the employer's website:
Table 1: the number of employees who were
relevant union officials during the relevant period, and the number
of full time equivalent employees
Table 2: the percentage of time spent on
facility time for each relevant union official
Table 3: the percentage of pay bill spent on
Table 4: the number of hours spent by
relevant union officials on paid trade union activities as a
percentage of total paid facility time hours.
The first year for which this data needs to be published is the
financial year 2017/18. The reporting deadline is 31 July
2018. The Trust's data is provided in the document below.