About us

My money and the reward

We have a 7 band pay structure at the MRC on which our employees are placed.   As a new starter you will normally start in the developmental A section of your payband and will be promoted to the B section when you have shown you are competent in your role and will receive at least a 5% pay increase on promotion to the B section.

Dependent on your role, you may also be eligible for additional allowances including overtime and on call payments.

Annual pay increases

The MRC's annual pay award date is 1st April.   As a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB), funded by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) , each year we have to gain approval from the government to make changes to the basic pay arrangements of staff.  We do not have annual “increments” at the MRC (i.e. you will not automatically go up a pay spine point each year) but we do work hard to maintain the competitiveness of our salaries by providing a great overall benefits package and promotions system.

Bonus scheme – Special Awards

As an MRC employee, you will be eligible to be considered for an In Year and End of Year bonuses.  The Special Awards Scheme provides non-consolidated, taxable lump sum payments where a manager recommends a member of their team based on their excellent performance.  The awards are available at all levels of employee.