How much is inner and Outer London weighting?

The latest advisory notice by the LGA gave Inner London Allowance at £3,405, Outer London Allowance at £1,812, Greater London £2,490, Inner Fridge £824 and Outer Fringe £573.

How much is Inner London weighting?

Currently, London Weighting averages under £4,000 and varies significantly across employees and different industries, with more paid in Inner London than Outer London; and more in finance, manufacturing and public sectors than retail or the not-for-profit sectors.

What is Outer London weighting allowance?

London weighting is an allowance paid to certain civil servants, teachers, airline employees, PhD students, police and security officers in and around London, the capital of the United Kingdom. In 2002, teachers from across South East England went on strike to try to force London weighting to be raised.

What is Inner London weighting NHS?

High cost area supplements

Area Level (1 April 2021)
Inner London 20% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £4,608 and a maximum payment of £7,097
Outer London 15% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £3,898 and a maximum payment of £4,967

Is London weighting based on where you live or work?

“People who work principally from home do not need a salary with a London Weighting. If they continue to live in London, it will be for their own social, cultural or family reasons, not because they have to.”

Do doctors get London weighting?

If you are a doctor who has been employed by a London NHS Trust, you will be entitled to London weighting. A recent study conducted by the Trust for London estimates that the cost of living and working is 20% more expensive than the rest of the UK.

Do I get London weighting if I live outside London?

How much is London weighting per hour?

There are two rates to recognise the higher costs of living in London. The London Living Wage rate is £10.85 per hour and the rate for the rest of the UK is £9.50 per hour (from 09/11/2020).

Is Inner London weighting taxable?

Your London weighting allowance is added to your basic wage that forms your gross salary package which attracts income tax and is subject to national insurance deductions at current rates. It may be useful to contact your local tax officer.

Do you get taxed on London weighting?

Are there salary scales for Outer London and Inner London?

The following salary scales apply in Inner London, Outer London and the Fringe in England. These areas are defined by the DfE and can be found in the STPCD under Annex 2: Interpretation.

Is the London weighting system going far enough?

The Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University has recently looked deeply into whether the London weighting system goes far enough.

How much does it cost to live in Inner London?

In research funded by the charity Trust for London, they showed that the London Weighting needs to be about £7,700 per year in Inner London and over £6,200 in Outer London to cover the additional minimum cost of living in the capital.

What’s the average weighting of a school in London?

Currently, the average London Weighting is below £4,000 so it’s clear much more needs to be done. Will the government build teachers’ housing on school sites? The government understands the need to look into how the London Weighting system reflects in housing for teachers.