The Request

Received on 2 march 2016

Dear FOI Team,

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

I confirm I would like information for Hong Kong operations only, thank You.

Best regards,

Our Response

responded on 24 march 2016

Case Reference: FOI/2016/12

24 March 2016


Thank you for your request for information dated 2 March 2016 concerning Hong Kong staff salary grades. 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 attached a document titled ‘BCHK Pay Scale 2015-16’, which provides details of pay bands and salary minimums/maximums for British Council Hong Kong.
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:

Information Governance Advisor (Disclosures)
Information Governance and Risk Management
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:

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Yours sincerely