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Publication - Guidance

Scottish Agricultural Wages Order 64 and guidance

Published: 23 Mar 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786528438

Wages Order 64 will detail the minimum hourly rates of pay and other terms and conditions for agricultural workers in Scotland.

16 page PDF

1.7MB

16 page PDF

1.7MB

Contents
Scottish Agricultural Wages Order 64 and guidance
2. About Wages Order No. 64

16 page PDF

1.7MB

2. About Wages Order No. 64

When does the new Order come into effect?

  • The Order will be effective from Saturday, 1 April 2017.
  • The rates of pay which come into effect on 1 April 2017 are compatible with NMW and NLW requirements where necessary.

Key Features

  • A minimum hourly rate of £7.50 for all workers.
  • A minimum hourly rate of £4.40 for workers who undertake a Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship in Agriculture/Horticulture.
  • The dog allowance to be increased to £5.60 per week for each dog up to a maximum of 4.
  • The additional sum payable to workers with appropriate qualifications will increase to £1.14 per hour.
  • The daily rate of the accommodation off-set for accommodation other than a house is £6.00.
  • The minimum hourly rate of £11.25 for overtime for all workers. Please see qualifying criteria for overtime in the next section.

Contact

Email: Ken Gray