Human Resources

Introduction

Welcome to the Human Resources website.

This website is designed to be a useful resource for staff and managers at the University and is regularly updated when new policies and procedures are introduced. If you are interested in reading about our HR Strategy, including current news and updates on projects we are working on, please go to our HR strategy page.

Latest news

Staff Connect: Reminder to Update your Personal Details

Following the introduction of Staff Connect, employees and workers have direct control over updating their personal details though MyView. This can be done at your own convenience without the need to send an electronic or paper form to HR for your details to be updated.

All staff will be asked to check their data where key information may be missing.

For more information please visit our Update your Personal Details webpage

New annual leave and absence management system now live - 2 January 2019

You are now able to request annual leave and record sickness absence through Staff Connect; the University’s integrated HR and Payroll system.

This is part of the continuing development of Staff Connect which aims to streamline our HR processes and extend employee and manager self-service, providing a one-stop-shop for as many HR activities as possible.

For more information please visit our Staff Connect webpage

New annual leave and absence management system to go live in January 2019 – 12 December 2018

From 2 January 2019 you will be able to request annual leave and record sickness absence through Staff Connect.  For managers, there will be a new calendar view showing staff leave and attendance.

For more information please visit our Staff Connect webpage

2018 Christmas Payroll Arrangements – 12 November 2018

Please visit our dedicated Christmas Payroll Arrangements page, for all the information you need regarding cut-off dates for the December 2018 payroll.

USS Pension: Consultation closed for USS cost-sharing proposals – 2 November 2018

The consultation process for the USS cost-sharing proposals closed at 5pm on Friday 2 November 2018 following a 60 day consultation period which opened on 3 September 2018.

During this consultation period, two local consultation meetings were held with staff and union representatives at Kent. A collective response has been submitted to USS and is available for viewing on the cost-sharing website.

Recognising Excellence in Academia: Academic Career Map - 31 October 2018

The Recognising Excellence in Academia project team have been working with colleagues across the University to create an Academic Career Map (ACM). For further information about the ACM and have your say in shaping it, please visit the Academic Career Map pages.

Staff Connect: Training and Appraisal Functions go live - 26 October 2018

The new training and appraisal functions are now live on Staff Connect. You can already use Staff Connect to view your payslip and view and change your personal details but the additions of training requests and the recording of appraisals (RPDs) extends the benefit of the system significantly.

For more information please visit our Staff Connect Project pages

 

Archive of HR news

 

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Last Updated: 22/01/2019