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Amey Rail High Output employees TUPE transfer

26 March 2015

TSSA has received a Measures letter in regard to the transfer of the High Output employees to Network Rail.


Set out below are the issues raised and responses given:

· Approximately 50% 0f the High Output Organisation will report into the National Supply Chain and approximately 50% into Infrastructure Projects.

· Network Rail will investigate the feasibility of moving any employees who are located in Amey/Colas buildings to Network Rail premises.

· Network Rail intends to carry out a review of the structure of the organisation and undertake appropriate consultation at the time.

· Network Rail will have further discussions in the future with the trade unions on aligning the annual pay review date.

· Following the transfer, Network Rail intends to appoint new entrants onto the role clarity contract for that equivalent to Network Rail bands 1-4 grades.

· Current employees will not be transferred from Amey Management contracts to Role Clarity contracts and will continue to offer standard Amey/Colas terms for operational grade employees post transfer.

· Employees will be required to complete a medical questionnaire which will be sent electronically.

· In regard to the paying of employees, please see the following:

For those staff transferring from monthly pay to four-weekly pay, the following will apply:

From Amey

From Network Rail

On 27 Mar Paid up to 27 Mar

On 24 Apr Paid from 27 Mar-16


As a result of an individual expecting to be paid a month’s salary on 27 March but in fact will have received only 27 days’ pay, Network Rail will offer an advance of 5/31st of monthly salary and to help the transition to four-weekly pay will offer a further salary advance of two weeks’ pay. The advance which is interest free will be repayable in three equal instalments commencing May 2015.

For those transferring currently on four-weekly pay, Network Rail will pay one week in arrears, the following will apply for those transferring:

From Colas

From Network Rail

On 17 Apr Paid from 20 Mar

On 24 Apr Paid from 27 Mar-

up to 27 Mar

16 April (three weeks)

TSSA members with queries should contact the TSSA Helpdesk or their TSSA representative.

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