Template for GOV.UK publication page for departmental core transparency data, to be published monthly.
Prepare the data
The Cabinet Office Analysis and Insight team provides guidance on how to prepare your data - including spreadsheet templates, timing and appropriate approval processes.
Government committed to publishing this data monthly.
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]: workforce management information [month year]
Summary: Reports on departmental staff numbers and costs.
[Department] publishes details about staff numbers and payroll costs for payroll and non-payroll staff on a monthly basis.
This data is also available on data.gov.uk:
- [add bulleted links to the data.gov.uk pages this data also appears on]
Policies: Government transparency and accountability
Policy areas: Government efficiency, transparency and accountability
CSV attachment titles:
- [Department]’s headcount and payroll data for [month year]
Add a link on data.gov.uk
When the dataset is published, add a link to it in your department’s section on data.gov.uk.
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.
Collection page template
Title: [Department]: workforce management information
Summary: Documents relating to workforce management information summary data for [department].
This data covers:
- payroll staff by grade
- non-payroll staff by type
- headcount staff numbers
- full-time equivalent staff numbers
- staff costs
Subheadings: Add headings for each calendar year, most recent first.