UKRI pay and reward policy and guidance

Guidance to define the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) pay and reward framework.

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UKRI aims to provide effective, competitive compensation for all employees within the organisation, enabling recruitment and retention of the best talent available in order to assist UKRI in achieving its strategic objectives.

The purpose of this guidance is to define the UKRI pay and reward framework.

The guidance outlines all elements of pay and performance reward, pay bandings and additional reward mechanisms, within the limits of affordability and public sector pay policy.


  • 2 March 2023
    Document accessibility updated
  • 18 July 2022
    Version 1.4 updated June 2022

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