Policies, Procedures and Guidance

All Human Resources policies and procedures are accessible via the tabs below

If you need any assistance, please contact your link team - details can be found 

Fixed Term Contracts

Family Friendly

Maternity Leave and Pay

Paternity Leave and Pay

Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave

Adoption Leave and Pay


Click on the policy you require or contact the appropriate Human Resources Link Team to receive a hard copy by mail.


Research/Learning and Teaching Leave


All forms related to the above policies are also available from the Forms Page


Please see the 'Family Friendly' section for  Maternity Leave and Pay, Paternity Leave and Pay, Adoption Leave and Pay, Parental Leave and Emergency Leave for Dependants.

Disclosure & Barring Services

Consultancy and External Interests

Health, Safety and Well-being

Leaving the University



  • Keele Excellence Awards : The University is delighted to announce the expansion of our Keele Excellence awards to now include all colleagues at Keele, spanning the whole spectrum of our activities for the first time, in order to recognise and celebrate excellence, innovation and outstanding contributions across the University.



Academic Promotions Procedures 2017 - 18

Changes to Procedures & Documentation for 2017/2018 Academic Promotions

Professorial - closing date for applications 6 September 2017

Readership- closing date for applications for 26 September 2017

Senior Lecturer, Senior Teaching Fellow and Senior Research Fellow - closing date for applications 13 October 2017

Appeals Procedure

Appointment of Head of School/Research Institute Director/Associate Dean


Working in the UK

Right to Work in the UK Checklist

Personal Relationships at Work Policy

Personal Relationships At Work Policy