If your salary is set by reference to the NJC pay scales there will be a 1% increase in those scales as from 1st April 2017. You must however go through the procedure of minuting its approval. It is a confidential item and should be minuted as such i.e. On a PROPOSAL by Cllr XXX the Clerk’s salary will be increased by reference to the NJC pay scales from 1st April. Go to our Documents page for the NJC rates for 2016/17. Your Internal Auditor should ask to see this minute.