New Employment Policy Suites

We are delighted to announce the implementation of a number of new employment policies and procedures. The policies, and related procedures and guidance are flexible, robust and have been designed to support the University’s own unique challenges and future aims. All comply with legislation, and can be considered examples of good employment practice.

Performance and Sickness Absence; Dispute Resolution

These policy suites have been developed following extensive consultation with University staff and managers, and subsequent detailed development, negotiation and agreement with the recognised Trade Unions. They replace existing policies which have been in place for a number of years. The following policies, procedures and guidance are with effect from 1 January 2013:

Performance and Sickness Absence Management

  • Disciplinary policy and procedure
  • Capability policy and procedure
  • Sickness Absence management policy and procedure

Guidance: Managing Performance Toolkit

Dispute Resolution

  • Grievance policy and procedure
  • Mediation scheme

Guidance: Dispute Resolution Toolkit

Change Management

This policy suite has also been developed following extensive consultation with University staff and managers, and subsequent detailed development and negotiation with the recognised Trade Unions.

The planned implementation date for the Change Management suite is 1 March 2013, subject to Campus Trade Union ballots outcomes.

Change Management

  • Restructuring procedure
  • Redundancy Avoidance procedure
  • Redeployment procedure
  • Redundancy procedure

Guidance: Change Management Toolkit

If you have any queries please contact your customary HR contact.