The total salary costs for any individual on all Research Council grants and fellowships must not exceed 100% FTE.

• Salary increments over the period of the project should be taken into account, but possible future pay awards should not be anticipated

• Only include details of the payroll costs requested from the Council for staff, full or part-time, whose time can be supported by a full audit trail during the life of the project.

• Include only the salary costs for the time to be spent working on this project.

• Where an individual will be working away from the Research Organisation on long-term secondment for a period in excess of six months during the project, estates costs should not be charged for the period of secondment.

• Salaries and oncosts should be entered at current rates

• All Directly Incurred staff must be justified in the case for support