The Request

Recevied on 30 June 2015


Please could you email me a list of the current staff salary grades for your organisation which includes the lower and upper limits for each grade.

I confirm I would like information for UK operations only

Thank You


Our Response

Responded on 3 July 2015

Case Reference: FOI/2015/47

3 July 2015


Thank you for your request for information dated 30 June 2015 concerning a list of British Council’s current staff salary grades for our UK operations. Your request has been handled under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 and has been passed to me for reply.

I can confirm, under section 1 (1) (a) of the FOIA, that the British Council does hold the information you have requested, please find the details below.

Pay Band                                                   Min         Max
4                                                              £15,150  £17,850
6                                                              £18,988  £23,327
7                                                              £25,250  £31,824
8                                                              £31,815  £45,900
Senior managers and professionals              £47,470  £80,000
Leaders of major functions and geographies  £65,650  £95,000

I hope the information provided has been useful.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to:

Freedom of Information Officer
Information Security and Governance
British Council
Bridgewater House
58 Whitworth Street
M1 6BB

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner for a decision at:

The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Phone: 0303 123 1113

Yours sincerely

Information Policy Advisor: FOI | Information Security & Governance |