• Academic Probationary Procedure

    This procedure is applicable to early career staff and newly appointed Lecturers with less than three years’ experience in an academic role, whose appointment is subject to the successful completion of an academic probation period and should be read in conjunction with the “Probationary Personal Development Planning (PPDP) and the Probation Process: Guidance for Academic Probationers” document and referred to henceforth in this procedure as “Guidance for Academic Probationers”.

    Approved 5 July 2018


  • Acting Up Allowance Policy and Procedure

    Policy and procedure for the provision of an Acting Up Allowance

    Approved 6 December 2012


  • Acting up and Secondment Opportunity Guidance

    Guidance on the use of acting up and secondment opportunities

    Approved 1 June 2017


  • Additional Earnings Policy

    It is recognised that external professional activities, such as consultancy, advising external organisations are a feature of University life and that University staff often possess the skills and experience that are sought by external organisations.

    Approved 26 January 2012


  • Additional Increments and Contribution Points Procedure

    Procedure for the award of additional increments and contribution points.

    Approved 1 March 2018


  • Adoption Leave and Pay Policy (post 01/09/16)

    Applicable to Adoption leave commencing on or after 1st September 2016

    Approved 1 August 2018


  • Bullying and Harassment Policy & Procedure

    Bullying, Harassment and Victimisation Policy Statement for Students

    Approved 18 February 2020


  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Policy and Procedures

    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Policy and Procedures.

    Approved 7 November 2014


  • Dignity and Respect Policy and Procedure

    Dignity and Respect Policy Statement and Procedure for a member of staff to raise a complaint of bullying or harassment

    Approved 16 June 2020


  • Disciplinary and Appeals Procedure for Academic Staff

    Disciplinary and Appeals Procedure for Academic Staff.

    Approved 1 February 2012


  • Drugs and Alcohol Policy (Staff)

    This policy sets out how the University expects to minimise the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

    Approved 20 January 2018


  • Emeritus Professor Procedure

    Procedure for the Award of the Emeritus Professor Title

    Approved 1 June 2014


  • Employing non EEA Nationals Guidance

    Guidance on the employment of non EEA Nationals.

    Approved 15 March 2012


  • Equality and Diversity - A guide to Best Practice in Recruitment

    A guide to recruitment best practice for Equality and Diversity.

    Approved 15 March 2012


  • Equality and Diversity Strategy

    The University's Equality and Diversity Strategy

    Approved 1 January 2018


  • Ex Gratia Payments Procedure

    This process is designed to enable Line Managers to recognise and reward one-off contributions of exceptional and significant performance, for example the successful completion of a one-off piece of work or project that would not normally comprise part of the individual’s job.

    Approved 1 March 2018


  • Eye and Eyesight Examinations Procedure

    Procedure for obtaining Eye and Eyesight Examinations and Reimbursement of Costs.

    Approved 1 February 2012


  • Fire Procedures

    Fire procedures and associated training.

    Approved 15 November 2016


  • Fixed Term Contract Policy and Procedure

    The University's policy and procedures for the appointment of staff for fixed term contracts.

    Approved 27 January 2011


  • Flexible Working Policy and Procedure

    Policy and procedure for flexible working arrangements, including informal or short-term flexibility, emergency leave, compassionate leave, formal and long-term flexibility (including statutory requests).

    Approved 1 January 2018


  • Flexible Working Request Form

    Members of staff who wish to request flexibility in their working arrangements should complete this form and send it to their manager, with a copy to the Human Resources Department.

    Approved 1 August 2019


  • Gender Segregation Joint Code of Practice

    This Code of Practice has been produced in accordance with the guidance issued by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), published in July 2014 and in compliance with the Equality Act 2010, the Human Rights Act 1998 and Section 43 of the Education Act (No 2) 1986.

    Approved 14 January 2020


  • Health and Safety Policy Statement

    Health and Safety Policy Statement.

    Approved 6 July 2017


  • Honorary Professor & Reader Award of Titles Procedure

    Procedures for the awarding of Honorary Professor and Readers Titles

    Approved 1 May 2011


  • Investigation Guidelines

    This is a practical guide for managers responsible for conducting investigations

    Approved 1 August 2014


  • Job Grade Review Procedure

    This procedure defines the principles and process to follow where it is believed that a role has changed substantially and appears to meet the criteria of a higher level.

    Approved 4 February 2016


  • Keeping in Touch (KIT) Days Guidance

    Keeping in touch days can provide a number of advantages for both the University and the member of staff for the smooth transition back after maternity/adoption/additional paternity leave.

    Approved 1 October 2018


  • Leavers Procedure

    Procedure for staff when resigning from the University

    Approved 20 July 2015


  • Lone Working Policy

    Lone working policy

    Approved 4 November 2010


  • Management Guidance - Employing non EEA Nationals

    Guidance on the process to notify Human Resources with regard to staff UK Borders Agency compliance.

    Approved 15 March 2012


  • Management of Conflicts of Interest Policy

    This document sets out the University’s Policy on the management of conflicts of interest.

    Approved 1 October 2008


  • Management of Conflicts of Interests Procedure

    This document supports the University’s Policy for the Management of Conflicts of Interests.

    Approved 1 July 2009


  • Management of Staff Affected by Change Policy and Procedure

    Keele University needs to be able to adapt to changing circumstances, and from time to time the University will need to consider changes to its staffing structure or skills mix in order to meet its strategic and other obligations.

    Approved 4 November 2010


  • Manual Handling Policy

    Manual Handling Policy

    Approved 7 November 2014


  • Maternity Leave - Pay, Policy and Procedure

    Maternity leave and pay guidelines for staff

    Approved 6 December 2007


  • Parental Bereavement Leave Notification Form

    Notification of Parental Bereavement Leave

    Approved 6 April 2020


  • Parental Bereavement Leave Pay Notification Form

    Notification of Parental Bereavement Leave Pay Form

    Approved 6 April 2020


  • Operating Procedures Relating to the Use of Electrical Equipment & Installations

    Operating procedures relating to the use of electrical equipment and installations

    Approved 7 November 2014


  • Panel Composition Ready Reckoner

    Guidance on the membership and constitution of appointment panels.

    Approved 1 March 2017


  • Parental Bereavement Leave Policy

    Parental Bereavement Leave Policy

    Approved 3 April 2020


  • Parental Leave Application Form

    This application form should be read in conjunction with the Parental Leave Policy.

    Approved 23 June 2020


  • Parental Leave Policy

    Policy on Parental Leave

    Approved 1 April 2016


  • Pay Protection Policy

    This Policy applies only to University staff who have more than 12 months continuous service.

    Approved 4 November 2010


  • Peer Review of Teaching

    Peer Review of Teaching Guidelines for Keele University

    Approved 3 June 2015


  • People Strategy

    To work in collaboration to build a sustainable, high performance organisation in which all staff and students are fully engaged and who are enabled to make an effective and relevant contribution.

    Approved 1 January 2016


  • Personal Relationships At Work Policy

    Personal Relationships At Work Policy

    Approved 5 February 2015


  • Probation Procedure

    Procedure for the progression of staff

    Approved 10 August 2010


  • Procedure for Dealing with Communicable Diseases

    Procedure to ensure that the University has clear arrangements for dealing with communicable diseases (including meningitis and meningococcal disease)

    Approved 11 January 2016


  • Professorial and Managerial and Specialist Grade 10 Salaries

    Policy and Procedure for Professorial and Managerial and Specialist Grade 10 Salaries

    Approved 26 April 2012


  • Recruitment and Selection Code of Practice

    The University's code of practice on recruitment and selection

    Approved 4 January 2018


  • Religion and Belief Policy

    This policy details the ways in which the University demonstrates respect for religious and other faith based beliefs.

    Approved 8 October 2019


  • Relocation Policy

    The University Policy for the relocation of new staff.

    Approved 1 August 2016


  • Research Misconduct Procedure

    The University’s expectations regarding good research conduct

    Approved 3 July 2008


  • Secondment Guidance

    Guidance of the process of staff secondments

    Approved 1 January 2011


  • Session Teacher Policy

    Policy on the recruitment and employment of sessional staff

    Approved 1 August 2007


  • Shared Parental Leave and Pay Policy and Procedure

    Shared Parental Leave enables eligible parents to choose how to share the care of their child during the first year of birth or adoption. Its purpose is to give parents more flexibility.

    Approved 23 June 2015


  • Staff Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure

    Sickness Absence Policy and Procedures

    Approved 1 March 2018


  • Smoking Policy

    Health Act 2006: Policy on Smoking

    Approved 1 November 2013


  • Snow and Severe Weather Management Plan

    Keele Snow and Severe Weather Management Plan

    Approved 29 November 2013


  • Social Media Policy (Staff)

    This document outlines the University’s policy around both organisational and personal use of social media services.

    Approved 16 October 2018


  • Staff Disciplinary and Appeals Procedure (Non-Academic)

    The procedure set out in this document applies to all Keele University staff, except those whose employment is governed by the University Statute 35.

    Approved 1 February 2012


  • Staff Disclosure and Barring Services Policy

    Policy on the Use of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks - Staff and Volunteers.

    Approved 31 January 2017


  • Staff Grade Progression Procedure

    This Policy applies only to University staff who have more than 12 months continuous service.

    Approved 1 February 2016


  • Staff Grievance Procedure

    Staff Grievance Procedure

    Approved 1 July 2014


  • Staff Holiday Entitlements Guidance

    Staff Holiday Entitlements Guidance

    Approved 17 September 2010


  • Staff Paternity/Partner Leave and Pay Policy

    This Policy is designed to outline the provisions for paternity leave and paternity pay and should be read in conjunction with the University’s Shared Parental Leave and Pay Policy and Procedure.

    Approved 3 July 2003


  • Staff Performance and Capability Policy

    Staff Performance Capability Procedure.

    Approved 6 February 2013


  • Staff Redeployment Procedure

    Staff Redeployment Procedure

    Approved 4 January 2016


  • Staff Redundancy Procedure

    Staff Redundancy Procedure

    Approved 23 July 2019


  • Statutory Requests for Time off for Study and Training Policy and Procedure

    This Policy and Procedure applies to circumstances in which staff present a request for time off for study and training in accordance with the statutory procedure applicable from 1st April 2010.

    Approved 1 April 2010


  • Stress Management Policy

    Stress management framework and policy statement

    Approved 7 November 2017


  • Supporting Attendance Policy - Operational Staff

    The aim of this policy is to assist employees in maintaining regular attendance at work.

    Approved 30 June 2017


  • Time Off for Public Duties Policy

    This policy outlines the provision for time off to support staff engaged in public duties.

    Approved 1 May 2019


  • Visiting Professor/Reader Procedures

    Procedures for Visiting Professors and Readers

    Approved 2 June 2014


  • 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