The calculation follows the six**-**step approach set out in the methodology agreed by the negotiating parties (see Annexes A and B). All data used are for England, but it is anticipated that the new feescales will also be accepted for use in Wales.

The formula used to calculate the new feescales for the second half of 2020/21 is:

new fee = current fee x (E-Y) / Z

where

E = envelope for 2020/21

Y = anticipated spend for first six months of 2020/21

Z = anticipated spend for second six months of 2020/21 based on current feescales

This calculation and associated feescales can be found in the Calculation of October Feescales section.

A similar calculation is carried out to establish what the feescales would have been if implemented from 1 April 2020 for the whole of the financial year.

The formula used was:

new fee = current fee x (E / X)

where

E = envelope for 2020/21

X = anticipated full year spend for 2020/21 based on current feescales.

This calculation and associated feescales can be found in the Calculation of April Feescales section.

Please note calculations are performed on unrounded data but figures are rounded for presentational purposes.