Government transparency agenda

As part of the UK government commitment to transparency the British Museum is making available information about its structure, pay and expenditure.

Invoice payment

From 1 April 2015 all central government departments, including their Executive Agencies and Non-Departmental Public Bodies, are required to publish the percentage of their invoices paid within i) 5 days and ii) 30 days on a quarterly basis.


Financial year 2017/2018

1st quarter

Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days:

3%

Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days:

73%

2nd quarter

Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days:

3%

Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days:

74%

3rd quarter

Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days:

5%

Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days:

86%

4th quarter

Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days:

3%

Percentage of invoices paid within 30 days:

89%

Diversity Summary and Gender Pay Gap Report

Diversity summary report, 31 March 2018 (PDF 195kb)

Diversity summary report, 31 March 2017 (PDF 195kb)


Grading structure and pay ranges

The Museum has a job family pay structure. Members of staff are allocated to pay spines within each job family according to their responsibilities and competencies.

Job families

Each of the five families is made of a number of clusters, level 1 being the most junior.

  • Collections:
    C2 – C3 – C4 – C5
  • Service Delivery:
    SD2 – SD3
  • Resources Functions:
    R1 – R2 – R3 – R4 – R5
  • Supervisory & Management:
    M1 – M2 – M3 – M4
  • Support:
    S1 – S2 – S3 – S4

Payments to suppliers over £25,000

May 2018 (CSV 4kb)
April 2018 (CSV 4kb)
March 2018 (CSV 4kb)
February 2018 (CSV 4kb)
January 2018 (CSV 4kb)
December 2017 (CSV 4kb)
November 2017 (CSV 3kb)
October 2017 (CSV 4kb)
September 2017 (CSV 4kb)
August 2017 (CSV 5kb)
July 2017 (CSV 3kb)
June 2017 (CSV 3kb)
May 2017 (CSV 3kb)
April 2017 (CSV 6kb)