SECTION 1 - General Instructions
SUB SECTION 7 - JUBILEE PAYMENTS AND CERTIFICATES OF SERVICE

General

1.112 It is GEO policy to recognise long service by awarding the following certificates of service, jubilee payments and additional leave within 12 months following the jubilee date.

  1. 12 years.  Certificate of Service and 2 additional days leave.
  2. 25 years.  Certificate of Service, €350 and 3 additional days leave.
  3. 30 years.  Certificate of Service and 3 additional days leave.
  4. 35 years.  Certificate of Service, €700 and 5 additional days leave.
  5. 40 years.  Certificate of Service, €850 and 5 additional days leave.
  6. 45 years.  Certificate of Service, €1000 and 6 additional days leave.

Eligibility

1.113 Gaps between periods of service do not count as time served for this purpose and neither does Military, or UKBC service.  Service must be as an LEC with British Forces in Germany.

 

1.114 Periods of eligible service may be added together to achieve the requisite total.

 

Applications

1.115 LEC HR Teams are to submit applications for certificates and letters on behalf of employees in all Cat A and B units to the Germany Central LEC HR Manager. 

Other Agencies/Establishments may apply for certificates and letters through LEC HR provided that the necessary information is supplied within the required time frames.

 

Time Frames

1.116 LEC HR are required to submit quarterly, by 1 Feb, 1 May, 1 Aug and 1 Nov, nominal rolls of those LECs who will complete the requisite service during the next quarter, i.e. beginning 1 May, 1 Aug, 1 Nov and 1 Feb.  Completed certificates and letters will be returned to LEC HR in time for onward transmission to the Employing/User Unit before the anniversary date.

 

Presentation

1.117 Certificates and letters of congratulation are to be presented on or near the anniversary date by either the Commander British Army (Germany), a military officer or civilian of equivalent status in circumstances and with publicity appropriate to the occasion. 

 

Jubilee Payments

1.118 LEC HR/DBS BFG DEP Pay Team are to arrange payment with normal monthly pay in the month in which the anniversary falls.