Support staff procedure agreement

The updated procedure agreement is effective from August 2020 and includes: 

  • Time off for Trade Union duties & activities
  • Local Joint Committees
  • Grievance procedure
  • Conduct procedure
  • Capability procedure
  • Ill health procedure
  • Contravention procedure
  • Redundancy procedure
  • Resolution of substantial employment issues

The changes introduced:

  • reflect good, modern employment practice in keeping with the ACAS code of practice, and
  • are designed to be readily understandable and transparent, and to ensure fair and timely decisions are reached following thorough consideration of issues

If you have any questions about the procedure agreement, please contact your HR Manager in the first instance.


You can download the agreement below. For details of procedures relating to academic and professional staff, visit the Statutes web page.