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Policies, Procedures & Guidance

Guidelines on the development of HR Policies

Guidance for School and College Athena related initiatives and development of University-wide policies

Eligibility to work in the UK

Eligibility to work in the UK guide


Information for Recruiters

Information for Applicants

Relocation Policy

Redeployment Policy

Agency Workers


Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity Policies

Equality Act 2010 & Disability Guide for Managers and Staff

Dignity at work


Contractual / Employee Life Cycle

Management of Change

Secondments Policy

Grading Review Procedures

Study Leave and Leave of Absence Policy

Fixed term contracts

Teachers and Teaching associates

Code of Practice on Close Personal Relationships

Change of Career Pathway Procedure 

Academic Staff Roles: Teaching and Research and Teaching and Scholarship Career Pathways

Information for Academic Staff re: Changes of Career Pathway, Progression, and the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Union Time Off and Facilities Agreement




Capability Procedures


Salary & Payments

Pay Scales

Market Supplements Policy

Outstanding Contribution Award Scheme

Responsibility Allowances Scheme 


Wellbeing at work

Sickness Absence Procedure For All Staff

Stress Management Policy

Smoke Free University

Sickness Capability

Alcohol and Drug Misuse Policy


Disciplinary, Capability & Grievance 

Disciplinary Procedure Grades 1 - 4

Disciplinary Procedure for Grades 5+ (See Statute XV, Part III, and Ordinance 12)

Grievance Procedure for Grades 1-4

Grievance Procedure for Grades 5+  (See Statute XV, Part VI, and Ordinance 12)


Work Life Balance / Flexible working

Working From Home for Academics

Positive working environment


Maternity Leave SchemeWork Life Balance Policies
Adoption Leave Scheme
Paternity Leave Scheme
University Special Leave Schemes
Civic and Public Duty Schemes
Working Flexibly at Cardiff University

Emeritus / Honorary Contracts

Emeritus Professor Procedure

Honorary Titles Policy



University Services and Private Outside Work Policy

Death in Service Protocol