The Request

Received on 19 February 2017

From:  

Sent: 19 February 2017 08:47

To: IG_Disclosures

Subject: 回覆︰ Staffing (British Council Hong Kong) (FOI_2017_03)

Dear Miss Keogh,

Thank you for the information.

Regarding item 2 of my request, could you please also provide the minimum and maximum salary points of the pay bands of Hong Kong and Singapore? Something like the following:

(Adapted from: https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/freedom-of-info...)

Thank you again and I hope to hear from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

 

Our Response

Responded on 6 March 2017

From: IG_Disclosures 

Sent: 06 March 2017 11:38

To: 

Subject: RE: 回覆︰ Staffing (British Council Hong Kong) (FOI_2017_13)

Case Reference: FOI_2017_13

6 March 2017

Dear 

Thank you for your request for information dated 19 February 2017 concerning the minimum and maximum salary bands for British Council Hong Kong and British Council Singapore. 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 below two tables which provide the minimum and maximum salaries bands for locally appointed staff for British Council operations in Singapore and Hong Kong.

British Council Singapore

Pay band Minimum annual salary (SG$) Maximum annual salary (SG$)
J/2 $       22,950 $       37,868 
H/4 $       33,750 $       55,688 
G/6 $       49,275 $       83,700
F/7 $       71,550 $     128,790 
E/8 $     107,325 $     193,050

* All amounts in the table above are in Singapore Dollar and are paid over a 13.5 month period.

British Council Hong Kong

Pay band Minimum annual salary (HK$) Maximum annual salary (HK$)
3 HK$   114,636 HK$  157,464
4 HK$   165,084 HK$  264,180
5 HK$   248,508 HK$  397,692
6 HK$   390,084 HK$  678,708
7 HK$   561,720 HK$  814,476
8 HK$   674,088 HK$  977,376
9 HK$   900,000 HK$  1,320,000

* All amounts in the table above are in Hong Kong Dollar and are paid over a 12 month period. 

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

Manchester

M1 6BB 

Email: IGDisclosures@britishcouncil.org 

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

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Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113 

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely

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

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