How to publish non-consolidated performance related pay

Template for GOV.UK publication page for departmental core transparency data, to be published yearly.

Prepare the data

The Cabinet Office Workforce policy and reward team provides guidance on how to prepare your data - including CSV (comma-separated values) templates, timing and appropriate approval processes. The template provided by the Cabinet Office Workforce policy and reward team should be used to provide the reader with consistent information across departments.

Government committed to publishing this data annually.

Publish the data

Create a new GOV.UK publication page for each data release.

Publication page template

The publication title, summary, detail and file name is a government standard and must not be changed.

Publication type: Transparency data

Title: [Department name or acronym]: non-consolidated performance related pay [year]

Publication summary: Information on non-consolidated performance related pay data for [department] and its agencies.

Publication detail:

Departments and their agencies are responsible for publishing aggregated information on their annual spend on non-consolidated performance related payments (in-year and end-year) for their staff (SCS and delegated grades) for each performance year. For most departments this is 1 April to 31 March. The scope of the exercise is departments and their agencies (but not NDPBs).

This data is also available on

  • [add bulleted links to the pages this data also appears on]


Policies: Government transparency and accountability

Policy areas: Government efficiency, transparency and accountability

CSV attachment titles:

  • [Department]’s non-consolidated performance pay [month to month] [year]

When the dataset is published, add a link to it in your department’s section on

Collection page

Add the new publication to your department’s collection page for this data.

Make sure the collection page is tagged to the Government transparency and accountability policy.

Optional collection page template

Title: [Department name or acronym]: non-consolidated performance related pay

Summary: This collection brings together all documents about [department]’s spend on non-consolidated performance related pay.

Body (optional):

[Department] publishes details of non-consolidated performance pay yearly. Non-consolidated performance related payments are one-off, non-pensionable awards made to staff for their performance each year. Performance years in the Civil Service usually run from 1 April to 31 March.

Subheadings: Curate the page by calendar year (most recent first).

Published 14 December 2017