Human Resources

How We Work and What We Do

In HR, we aim to work as a single integrated team delivering high quality HR services across the University and applying the following principles to all that we do:

How we work

ensuring that policies and processes are easy to access, easy to use and easy to understand
providing HR support that is focused on understanding business problems and providing practical solutions
adopting a planned approach to managing projects, anticipating and responding to the changing needs of customers and providing solutions that are fit for the future

What we do

In addition to delivering projects and developing people strategies, polices and practices that support the delivery of University goals and objectives we:

  • Provide advice and guidance to managers to help them carry out their management roles effectively
  • Provide advice and guidance to staff on employment policies and processes
  • Work in partnership with our recognised Trade Unions
  • Maintain and manage systems and processes that support the employee lifecycle
  • Ensure compliance with employment legislation and statutory reporting obligations