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Staff policies, guidance and templates

A-Z of policies

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Acceptable Use (PDF)

Accommodation Residential Allocation (PDF)

Accountable Information Provider (PDF)


Adoption, Foster to Adopt and Surrogacy (PDF)

Archive Collection (PDF)

Asbestos Management (PDF)

Assistance Animals Statement (PDF)

Associate Staff Employment Guidelines (PDF)

Associate Staff Terms of Employment (PDF)


Biosafety and Biosecurity (PDF)

Business Continuity Management (PDF)


Captured Content (PDF)

Child Protection and Adults at Risk (PDF)

Code of Practice for Working Safely with Lasers (PDF)

Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech (PDF)

Code of Practice on Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct (PDF)

Code on Good Research Practice (PDF)

Communicable and Notifiable Disease (PDF)

Competency Framework (PDF)

Controlled Drugs Safe Custody (PDF)

Copyright (PDF)

Covid-19 Secure (PDF)

Criminal Convictions (PDF)


Data Protection (PDF)

Dignity at Work and Study (PDF)

Disability (PDF)

Display Screen Equipment (PDF)

Disputes Resolution Procedures (PDF)

Driving at Work (PDF)


Electrical Safety (PDF)

Eligibility to Work in the UK (PDF)

Energy (PDF)

Environmental (PDF)

Equality (PDF)

Ethical Conduct (PDF)

Ethical Investment (PDF)

Events (PDF)

Export Controls (PDF)

External Auditor Provision of Non-Audit Services (PDF)


Fire Safety (PDF)

Flag (PDF)

Food Safety (PDF)


Hazardous Substances Control (PDF)

Hazardous Working (PDF)

Health and Safety (PDF)

Hospitality and Catering Sustainability (PDF)


Information Security (PDF)

Intellectual Property Code Including Patents (PDF)

IT Acceptable Use Policy and Guidelines (PDF)


Legionella Bacteria within Water Systems (PDF)

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (PDF)


Management of Health and Safety for Work and Services Contractors (PDF)

Management of Work Related Stress (PDF)

Maternity Leave (PDF)

Mobile Phone (PDF)

Modern Slavery Statement (PDF)

Monitoring (PDF)


Naming (PDF)


Open Access to Research Outputs (PDF)


Paternity (PDF)

Philanthropic Gift (PDF)

Piped Compressed Gas Systems (PDF)

Poster Display and Standards Guidelines (PDF)

Pressure Systems (PDF)

Prevent (PDF)

Prevent Policy Action Plan (PDF)

Prevent Policy Stakeholder Analysis and Communication and Implementation Plan (PDF)

Procurement and Management of Temporary Workers (PDF)

Provision of Personal Computing Equipment (PDF)

Public Interest Disclosure (PDF)

Purchase Card (PDF)

Purchasing (PDF)


Recruitment Guidelines (PDF)

Religion, Belief, Values and Practices (PDF)

Relocation Assistance (PDF)

Research Data Management (PDF)

Research Equipment and Infrastructure Capital Expenditure (PDF)

Risk Management (PDF)


Sales of Shares in Start-up Ventures (PDF)

Security-sensitive Research (PDF)

Security Update and Patching (PDF)

Shared Parental Leave (PDF)

Smoking (PDF)

Social Media (PDF)

Space Management (PDF)

Staff Learning and Development PDF)

Staff Handbook (PDF)

Student Death (PDF)

Student Death Procedures (PDF)

Student Drugs Policy (PDF)

Student Drugs Policy - Supporting Procedures (PDF)

Student Fee and Debt Management (PDF)

Student Protection Plan (PDF)

Student Protection Plan Addendum (PDF)

Subsidiaries (PDF)

Suicide Safety (PDF)

Surveillance Camera System Policy and Procedure (PDF)

Sustainable Procurement (PDF)


Tax Policy and Strategy (PDF)

Timetabling (PDF)

Trade Union Facility Time (PDF)

Trans and Gender Identity Policy (PDF)

Travel and Expenses (PDF)

Treasury Management (PDF)

Tuition Fee (PDF)


University Teaching and Ethics (PDF)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (PDF)

Using Your Own Devices (PDF)


Value for Money (PDF)

VIP Visits (PDF)

Visiting Academic Staff Procedures (PDF)


Water (PDF)

Welcoming Assistance Dogs Guidance (PDF)

Working Practice of Major Incident/Event/Adverse Weather (PDF)

Working Time Directive (PDF)