• Accounting Policy for Research Project Overheads and Surplus

    This policy specifically covers the treatment of overheads once awarded, on research projects only.

    Approved 21 January 2020

  • Anti-Bribery Policy

    The Anti-Bribery Policy is in place to set out the University’s responsibilities with
    respect to observing and maintaining its commitment to anti-bribery.

    Approved 3 May 2018

  • Anti-Money Laundering Policy

    The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Policy is in place to set out the University’s responsibilities to observing and maintaining its commitment to AML.

    Approved 26 June 2020

  • Charging and Payment of Student Fees Policy

    Charging and Payment of Student Fees Policy

    Approved 21 November 2019

  • Ethical Investments Code of Practice

    Code of Practice on the ethical investment of University funds.

    Approved 10 February 2022

  • External Auditors for Non-Assurance Services Policy

    The University may require services in addition to those associated with the audit and assurance of the University’s financial statements that the external auditors are suitably qualified to provide.

    Approved 20 October 2021

  • Fraud Response Procedure

    Guidance in the event that members of the University suspect fraud or financial irregularity to be occurring. The Procedure will apply to all Keele University staff and any person acting on behalf of the University, which could include agents and third party representatives.

    Approved 21 March 2019

  • Gifts and Hospitality Policy

    The University's policy on the acceptance of corporate hospitality

    Approved 31 May 2019

  • Procurement Procedure

    Procurement Procedure

    Approved 1 July 2019

  • Travel Procedure

    Procedures for the Reimbursement of Travel Subsistence and other Allowances.

    Approved 1 March 2018

  • Responsible Procurement Strategy

    This Responsible Procurement Strategy has been developed to ensure that all staff involved in the procurement of goods and services within the University routinely consider how we can enhance and protect the shared environment that we all work in, contribute to the health and well-being of society and build a sustainable economy through our procurement decisions.

    Approved 1 January 2017

  • Tax (Strategy & Management) Policy

    To comply with national and international tax obligations and to optimise the availability of charitable funds.

    Approved 3 March 2020

  • Treasury Investment Management Policy and Procedure

    This document sets out the policy for the University and its subsidiary companies concerning raising capital finance and investment of surplus funds. It also deals with internal movements of surplus funds between accounts established by the University, and loans relating to joint ventures, spin-outs and other companies with which the University is associated

    Approved 24 March 2022