Policies and Guidance
Details of HR Policies, procedures and guidance alphabetically and by category.
The word ‘policy’ is used throughout to refer to procedures and guidance as well as formal policies.
Staff should contact their local HR team if advice is required on any of these policies.
A to Z of HR Policies
An alphabetical list of HR policies, procedures and guidance documents.
End to End Process User Guides
An alphabetical list of end to end user guides for HR processes in People and Money
Conditions of Service and other Policies
The policies/guidance listed have a contractual element and include: Conditions of Service/Employment, Procedural Agreements, Codes of Practice.
Leave, Absence, Attendance, Returning Parents
A range of leave, absence, and attendance options for staff.
Pay and Reward
Policies and guidance related to pay and reward, including grading, regrading, promotions and contribution processes.
A list of policies and guidance related to managing redundancy, ending fixed term contracts and restricted funding contracts
Support for staff at risk of redundancy
Policies, Redeployees and Career Transition Support
Discipline, Grievance, Capability
Policies and guidance for staff and managers related to University disciplinary, grievance and capability processes.
Leaving the University
Information for managers and employees about resigning or retiring from the University
Health and Wellbeing
A list of health and wellbeing related policies and guidance, including flexible working , family leave and other benefits.
Archive Conditions of Service and Procedures (secured)
A list of archived Conditions of Service documents, Policies and Procedural Agreeements which are included here for reference only.
Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Recognition Agreement, and Legacy Policies which still apply to former ECA staff.
Pay Modernisation Archive
Please note that this project is now completed but these documents are listed here for reference.
Trade Unions Information (including Facility Time Reporting)
Information and contact details for the University's recognised Trade Unions (including Facility Time Reporting).
University and Union Collective Agreements
Jointly agreed statements from the University and its recognised trade unions and collective agreements between the University and its recognised trade unions.
Policies on other sections of our website
Recruitment and appointment processes, including Heads of School appointment, and temporary staff booking arrangements, Redeployment Guidance.
Learning and Development
Policies and procedures with learning and development elements, including induction and personal development, time for training.
Equality policies are listed on the Equality and Diversity website.
Equality and Diversity policies
Information and support available to you as you start in your new role