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1. See pdf icon Code of Practice - Disclosure of information to trade unions [346kb].

2. Acas Advisory booklet - Job evaluation: considerations and risks provides a brief introduction and describes some different methods.

3. See Department for Education and Employment leaflet: A Guide to the Equal Pay Act.

4. See 'A detailed guide to the national minimum wage', or telephone 0845 6000 678.

5. See also Acas Advisory booklet - Appraisal related pay  for more detail on these schemes.

6. See Acas  for more information on teamworking.

7. See Reward Management: A handbook of remuneration strategy and practice by M Armstrong and H Murlis for a detailed description of broad-banding.

8. The Institute of Personnel and Development have produced The IPD Guide to broad-banding, available from IPD, IPD House, Camp Road, London SW19 4UX.

9. British Standard Institution: BS 3138: Glossary of terms used in Management Services BSI 1992.

10. This is for illustrative purposes only and does not show the national minimum wage levels.

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