• Accounting Policy for Research Project Overheads and Surplus

    This Accounting Policy for Research Project Overheads and Surplus can be accessed via the staff intranet (see web link within the pdf)

    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 2 April 2019


  • 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 25 October 2018


  • Financial Strategy

    Financial Sustainability Plan (FSP) 2019-2022. More details and supporting presentation can be found on the following webpage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/discover/strategicplanandmission/enablingstrategies/

    Approved 1 January 2019


  • 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


  • Fundraising Code of Practice

    Code of Practice for Fundraising

    Approved 2 July 2019


  • 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


  • Risk Management Policy

    The Policy explains the University's underlying approach to risk management and documents the roles and responsibilities of Council and its sub-committees, the senior management team and other key parties.

    Approved 21 November 2019


  • School and Departmental Re-organisation Procedures

    This document summarises the processes involved in setting up new Schools and Directorates so that administrators both within the new unit(s) and within Directorates responsible for the set up within business systems, have clear documentation of what they need to do and who else needs to be involved.

    Approved 29 March 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


  • Use of the University Seal Procedure

    Where the University is to be a party in a deed, English law requires the University seal to be affixed to certain deeds and executed, signed and seal affixed, on behalf of the University (attested). This procedure outlines how and when and when not the University seal should be used.

    Approved 12 May 2020


  • Whistleblowing Policy

    Whistleblowing Policy for staff and students of the University.

    Approved 9 February 2021


  • Whistleblowing Procedure

    This Whistleblowing Procedure outlines the University’s process for handling allegations by all members of the University.

    Approved 9 February 2021