The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 came into force on 1 April 2017.

In line with the regulations, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is required to publish the following information relating to trade union officials and facility time, which is agreed time off from an individual’s job to carry out a trade union role.

Your organisation

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Employees in your organisation

1,501 to 5,000 employees

Trade union representatives and full-time equivalents

Trade union representatives: 23
FTE trade union representatives: 22

Percentage of working hours spent on facility time

0% of working hours: 0 representatives
1 to 50% of working hours: 23 representatives
51 to 99% of working hours: 0 representatives
100% of working hours: 0 representatives

Total pay bill and facility time costs

Total pay bill: £171,020,000
Total cost of facility time: £5707.52
Percentage of pay spent on facility time: 0.00%

Paid trade union activities

Hours spent on paid facility time: 529
Hours spent on paid trade union activities: 410
Percentage of total paid facility time hours spent on paid TU activities: 77.50%