Managing performance

Managing individual performance
  1. How to manage performance

    Managing the performance of your staff is something you'll do every day, often without thinking about it. It doesn't need to be an activity over and above normal management practices.

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  2. Focusing on under performance

    If a member of your team is under performing it is an important part of your role to manage this.

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  3. Annual academic meetings

    This guidance is aimed at Heads of School, Directors of Student Education and Directors of Research & Innovation.

  4. Reward and recognition - guidance for managers

    Senior managers should be responsible for recognising and rewarding their staff appropriately, with the support of their HR Manager, using one of the University's

Managing organisational performance
  1. The People Management Framework (PMF)

    What is the PMF? The PMF is a framework which helps our Faculties, Schools and Services transform their performance. We've based it on best practice in HR management and staff engagement and it focuses on outcomes, outlining what we need to achieve, but doesn't prescribe how we shoul

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Recruitment and selection

Equality and diversity and discrimination
  1. Equality and inclusion and discrimination in recruitment and selection

    We need to think about equality and inclusion at every stage of recruitment and selection and make sure we comply with the law.

  2. The Equality Act (2010)

    The Equality Act (2010) consolidated and streamlined previous anti-discrimination legislation.  The Act reformed and harmonised discrimination law and strengthened it to support progress on equality.

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  3. Harassment

    Harassment is against the law and includes any unwanted behaviour which is degrading, intimidating or humiliating.

Employing overseas nationals
  1. Employing overseas nationals and obtaining permission to work in the UK

    Under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 we have a legal duty to prevent illegal working by checking documents to confirm that everyone we employ has the right to work in the UK.

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  2. What if someone doesn't have the right to work in the UK?

    If someone skilled doesn't have the right to work in the UK we may still be able to employ them under UK Visas and Immigration Points Based System.

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Recruitment and selection guidance
  1. Recruitment guide

    We've designed and developed a recruitment guide to help you, step by step, through the recruitment and selection process.

  2. Temporary staff recruitment agencies

    Manpower is our contracted supplier for temporary administrative, clerical and professional staff.

Redeployment
  1. What is redeployment?

    Redeployment gives employees whose jobs are at risk the chance to find a new job at the University. Hiring managers can use redeployment to find current employees to fill their jobs.

  2. Redeployment for hiring managers

    By using the Redeployment Service to fill your jobs you can reduce how much time and money you spend on recruitment. Redeployment can also help you get someone started much quicker than typical external advertising and recruitment.

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Decision making and appointment
  1. Making a job offer and agreeing the salary

    Once you have decided who you want to appoint you will need to offer them the job and agree the salary.

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Recruitment and selection training
  1. Training for people involved in recruitment and selection

    There are a number of different recruitment and selection training sessions. If you are going to shortlist and/or sit on an interview you need to have at least had some equality and diversity training.