The Request

Received on 20 August 2017

From: British Council [] 

Sent: 20 August 2017 10:12

To: IG_Disclosures

Subject: Form submission from: Information Request Form


To whom it may concern:

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 would like this information for Hungarian operations only.

Thank you


Our Response

Responded on 18 September 2017

From: IG_Disclosures 

Sent: 18 September 2017 15:38


Subject: RE: Request for information (FOI_2017_62)

Case Reference: FOI_2017_62

18 September 2017


Thank you for your request for information dated 20 August 2017 concerning staff salary grades, including the lower and upper limits, for British Council Hungary. Your request has been handled under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 and has been passed to me for reply.

Please find below the salary bands as requested. 

Annual bands in Hungarian forint (HUF)

Pay Band/Salary Grade Minimum/Lower Limit Maximum/Upper Limit
Grade E/8  10,200,000 15,500,000
Grade F/7 6,852,000 10,200,000
Grade G/6 4,501,200 6,723,600
Grade H/4 3,240,000 4,680,000
Grade J/2 2,712,000 3,600,000

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: 

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: 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Phone: 0303 123 1113 


Yours sincerely

Information Governance Advisor (Disclosures) | Information Governance and Risk Management Team