Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates for staff and students

Pay and employment policies

Information for staff around pay, annual leave, absence reporting, childcare and vaccination.


Information regarding pay during the Covid-19 outbreak, including pay calculation for GH staff.

Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme)

The Government’s Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme) has now ended.

Annual leave

Information and guidance around taking annual leave, including carrying forward untaken leave and going abroad on holiday.

Reporting sickness absence or need to self-isolate/quarantine

Guidance for staff who contract the virus, are required to self-isolate in line with government guidelines or who are unwell following vaccination and the procedures to follow.


Information for staff on the Childcare Voucher Scheme and updates regarding the on-campus nurseries.


Information for staff on taking time off to be vaccinated and returning to campus.

Equipment and working from home expenses

Information on accessing equipment to work from home, the University's approach to expenses while working from home.