Workforce monitoring reports and statistics
We publish data about our workforce including staff numbers, sickness absence, suspensions and equalities information.
View and download our Workforce Equality Monitoring report for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020:
View and download our Workforce Equality Monitoring report for the period 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2019 in line with the start of the Shared Staffing Arrangement (SSA) between Richmond and Wandsworth Councils:
- SSA Workforce Equalities report 2016-2017 (pdf, 1.1 MB)
- SSA Workforce Equalities report 2017-2018 (pdf, 1.2 MB)
- SSA Workforce Equalities report 2018-2019 (pdf, 970 KB)
Download our previous workforce equalities reports:
- Workforce Equalities report 2015-2016 (pdf, 290 KB)
- Workforce Equalities report 2014-2015(pdf, 1076KB)
- Workforce Equalities report 2013-2014(pdf, 652KB)
Facility time information
As part of the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 we publish Trade Union Facility Time data annually.
Trade Union Facility Time as at March 2021
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are separate, with each recognising different unions and liaising with different trade union branches. However, in operating a shared workforce, the two councils have only one total pay bill and applications for union time off are administered jointly. Therefore, only one joint return for the two councils was possible.
Relevant union officials
Total number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period (April to March).
|Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period||Full-time equivalent employee number|
Percentage of time spent on facility time
Number of employees who were relevant union officials employed during the relevant period that spent a) 0%, b) 1-50%, c) 51-99% or d) 100% of their working hours on facility time.
|Percentage of time||Number of employees|
Employee FTE for those who spend at least 50% of time on union duties
The number of full time equivalent employees who spent at least 50% on union duties:
Basic estimate of spending on unions
The number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties by authority staff that spent the majority of their time on union duties multiplied by their average salary:
Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time
The percentage of the total pay bill spent on paying employees who were relevant union officials for facility time during the relevant period:
- Total cost of facility time: £127,762.98
- Total pay bill: £213,701,498.06
Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time, calculated as: (total cost of facility time / total pay bill) x 100:
Paid trade union activities
The percentage of paid facility time hours spent by employees who were relevant union officers for paid trade union activities during the relevant period:
Trade unions represented in the Shared Staffing Arrangement between Richmond and Wandsworth Councils
- GMB - Richmond and Wandsworth
- Unison - Richmond and Wandsworth
- UNITE - Richmond only
Updated: 02 August 2021