Income Tax is a tax you pay on your income. Further guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.
If you need to contact the Inland Revenue regarding your tax code for the University of Stirling please quote University of Stirling Tax Reference number : 961 9329319
The address for correspondence is : HM Revenue and Customs, Centre 1, East Kilbride, G79 1AA
Telephone helpline is : 0300 200 3300
National Insurance (NI)
You pay National Insurance contributions to qualify for certain benefits including the State Pension. Further guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is the main national superannuation scheme in the Higher Education Sector. It is open to all staff and members of staff are automatically entered into the scheme unless they opt out. Further guidance can be found on the USS website (external link).
Incremental progression and promotion
Annual increments are granted on 1 August annually until the maximum of the scale is reached, subject to six months service in the grade (whether the grade has been attained by appointment, promotion or re-grading).
Academic promotions are considered by the Academic Promotions Committee (APC), additionally, Senior Remuneration Committee considers nominations to review the salaries of senior staff. Further information can be found on the policies and guidance page.
Salary scales are currently subject to annual review with effect from 1 August each year.