Will senior managers take a cut in salary to enable more staff at lower levels to be employed?
Wages of senior staff are reviewed by external consultants to ensure they are set at the correct level to attract suitably experienced and qualified people. Their salaries are also bench marked against other councils. The numbers of senior managers is always under review, however, senior staff are needed to help with the changes and bring investment into the town. We will look again at the situation in two years’ time.