Wrexham chief executive pay to go up to £140,675

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    thetown
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    I see the Wrexham chief executive is having a decent pay rise Iam sure he deserves it,but when I look at some figures of other chief executives across Wales they have a pension also of over £30,000 per year.I presume this is on top of the £140,675 per year.With the massive pension increases in the last decade I would love to find out who has paid the extra money for council workers the Wrexham public or the council workers themselves and what scheme they are running.

    #205016

    BenjaminM
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    You are wrong on so many fronts.
    By law, from April 2019, employers are obliged to pay a minimum of 3% and the employee a minimum of 5% of a workers salary into a recognised pension fund, the proceeds of which are paid on retirement as usually a monthly payment.
    How you arrive at your assumption that a pension is paid in addition to an employees salary is beyond me.
    I would suggest you re check your source of information.

    #205029

    JaneJ
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    Two issues here — the the £30k represents the amount the Council pay on top of the salary for the Chief Exec at approx 22% of gross pay – staff on the lower grades only get approx 12% pension from the Council.

    The real question should be value for money – a person can only work a certain number of hours on a week – the CW will be paid £72 an hour for 37 hour week approx 5 times the amount staff get paid that deliver Council services – social care, teachers, refuse etc. The CE only has about 8 Chief Officers reporting to him so not many people to deal with – it does mean he has 7 people to push things off his desk to and those 8 have other service mangers to push onto, who then push down the ranks tio the staff that really count those that engage with the public – the front facing workers.

    Also remember during the years of an Election as he is the Returning Officer nice bonus on top.

    #205030

    thetown
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    I think you are wrong on so many fronts have a search online and it tells you the yearly packages of the welsh chief executives and the pension package that they have been given.In year 19-20 Cardifs council chief executive Paul Orders had a salary of £180,423 and a pension of £42,399 a total of £222,822.The proceeds of a pension are not always paid out on retirement some people these days are doing a CETV(cash transfer) at 55 and coming out of the pension they can then invest the money as one lump sum and take out 25% tax free.And still carry on working with no pension.

    #205109

    David Thomas
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    These salaries are wrong on so many fronts.

    #205110

    wrexview
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    So the chief executive of a small authority like Wrexham gets a similar salary as the Prime Minister of the UK!

    #205138

    Clebryn
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    A RISE to the top of the pay scale for Wrexham Council’s chief executive is “not a pay increase”, a senior councillor has insisted.
    May I suggest a drop of £4000 in the pay scale to save ratepayers money.
    This clearly is NOT a pay cut.

    #205403
    WreX-iT
    WreX-iT
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    Is this just an increment he gets for passing his annual PRCD review like other council workers do? If he was no good his pay would stay the same.

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