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Tuesday: 9.30 - 5.30
Wednesday: 9.30 - 5.30
Thursday: 9.30 - 5.30
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HR who's who|

Email: humanresources@lse.ac.uk|

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6659
Fax: +44 (0)20 7242 3967


A-Z of documents and information

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Academic annex|

Academic Career Development Scheme|

Academic Guidance Notes for Recruitment and Selection| 

Academic Office Holders Group|

Academic staff leave|
also see Research leave|

Academic Support Staff Committee| (ASSC)

Acas advice line at LSE|

Access to work|

Accessibility map|

Accident reports|

Acting Up|

Additional Increments for Non-Professorial Academic Staff|

Adoption policy and procedure|

Advance payments policy for Tier 2 Visa applicants| For new LSE employees seeking Tier 2 working Visas.

 Advertising a vacancy (see recruiting new staff|)

Age policy 

Alcohol and drug related problems| 

Annual leave|

Annual leave cards|

Appeals procedure for Academic Support Staff|

Asylum and Immigration Act 1996
See prevention of illegal working|

Attendance policy|



Bank details
See change of bank details|


BP Centennial Scheme

Buyout (academic staff)|


Capability health procedure|

Capability performance|

Career development for Academic Staff|

Career development for LSE Fellows

Career Development Review for Professional Services Staff


Casual employees|

Change of address
To notify Human Resources of a change of address or other personal details please complete
the employee details form| and return to Pay and Information, Human Resources.

Change of bank details
To notify Human Resources of new bank account details please complete
the employee details form| (PDF) and return to the Pay team in Human Resources.

Centennial Professor Scheme|

Child care expenses| 

Childcare vouchers|

Christmas recruitment deadlines 2014

Coaching academy|

Communiqué newsletters

Compassionate leave

Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers

Conflict of Interest|

Contracts of employment
Also see Managing staff on fixed-term contracts|  and Managing staff on open-ended contracts subject to continued availability of specific funding|

Contribution Awards for academic support staff|

Contribution Awards for non-professorial academic staff|

Contribution Awards for research staff and teaching staff|

Counselling service - staff|

CRB Guidance Notes|



Database access|

Data Protection Act|


Disability and Well-being Office|

Disciplinary issues for academic support staff|



Eligibility to work in the UK
See prevention of illegal working|

Emergency childcare|

Emergency leave|

Emeritus Status
Upon resignation due to retirement from the School, Emeritus status is conferred upon Professors and Associate Professors|. This procedure is under review. 
Contact: Career Development and Reward Team|

Employee details Form

Equality and diversity
See policy on equality and diversity|
See School's policy on disability|
See diversity toolkit| - designed to establish a basic level of understanding about diversity issues across the whole of the LSE

Equality and diversity online course evaluation form|

Equal pay audit|

Equal pay statement|

Exit questionnaire|

Expectant and new mother's room|

External examiners
Contact your HR Adviser, Pay| regarding payment queries.

External Experts, Promotions Committee|

External funding|

Eyesight tests for VDU users|



Family friendly benefits|

Fast Path National Insurance Number Scheme|

Fees, Remission of|

Fixed-term contracts
See Contracts of employment|

Fit Notes|

Flexible working|

Forms for new starters|

Statement of Fitness to Work - Fit Notes|



Give As You Earn|

Graduate teaching assistants, emeritus teachers and guest teachers|

Grievance procedure|

LSE Students' Union Annual Gym Membership Loan| 




Health and safety courses|

HERA| (higher education role analysis)

HESA (Higher Education Statistics Authority)

See annual leave|

Hourly-paid casual staff|

Hourly-paid emeritus teachers|

Hourly-paid graduate teaching assistants|

Hourly paid guest teachers|

Hourly-paid support staff|

Hourly-paid research staff|



Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006
See prevention of illegal working|

Immigration policy|

Additional increments for academic and non-academic staff
See Contribution Awards|
ContactCareer Development and Reward Team|

Automatic Increments
See Automatic Increments|

Induction (Flying start)|

Industrial action

Insurance against the liability of external examiners examining non LSE postgraduate theses|

Insurance at LSE
See Finance Division Insurance at LSE| for information on Public Liability Insurance, Health Insurance: BUPA, PhD Examining, Travel Insurance

Interim Review
Information and guidance on Interim Review procedures.
See Guidelines for Interim Review|
Contact: Career Development and Reward Team|

Internal transfer (academic staff)
The regulations define Internal Transfer as a temporary reallocation of an individual's duties within the School, in which no direct payment from an outside body is involved.
Document: Internal transfer application form|
See academic staff leave|
Contact: Pay and Information

International new recruits|

International posting, please see the School Approach to Staff Working Overseas|

Interview advice and one-to-one coaching
For guidance on interviewing techniques contact your HR Adviser. Advice can also be found in the Recruitment Toolkit|. If you would like one-to-one coaching on any aspect of recruitment please contact Sarah Pedder| or Raj Lakhani|.

Interview expenses regulations and claim form|

Investors in People|                                                                                                             



Job descriptions|

Job vacancies|

Jury service|



Keeping in touch day form (maternity)|

Knowledge, skills and behaviours, guidelines for managers and leaders| [PDF]


Annual leave|
Adoption leave
Compassionate leave
|Buy-out (academic staff) - academic staff leave| 
Emergency leave
Maternity leave|
Parental leave|
Paternity leave|
Sabbatical leave (academic staff) - see academic staff leave  |
Secondment (academic staff) - see academic staff leave| 
Short leave (academic staff) - see academic staff leave|
Sick leave - see sickness absence procedures|
Travel leave (academic staff) - see academic staff leave|
Document: management guidance notes - family leave|
Unpaid leave (academic staff) - see academic staff leave| 

Leaving parties – see conference and events pages here  |

Learn for You|

Life Book|

LSE Fellows - additional increments
See: Contribution awards
|ContactCareer Development and Reward Team|

LSE Fellows Career Development Scheme



Major Review
Information and guidance on Major Review procedures
See Guidelines for Major Review| ContactCareer Development and Reward Team|

Management and leadership

Managers of departments/institutes
See departmental heads and managers| [PDF]

Managers of divisions
For managers of Central Administration, Library, Office of Development and Alumni Relations and other administrative units
See Central Administration, Library, Office of Development and Alumni Relations and other administrative units

Market supplement guidance|

Maternity policy and procedure|

Mentoring Guidelines for Academic Staff|

Mortgage references
If you require a mortgage reference, please send an email to humanresources@lse.ac.uk|

MSLs - minimum staffing levels



New Research Staff Career|

Non-academic staff recruitment|

Non-Professorial Contribution Committee| (NPCC)
Contact: Career Development and Reward Team|



Occupational health service|

Organisational and Lifelong Learning|

Overseas, School Approach to Staff Working Overseas|

Overtime and additional hours policy
See the latest draft overtime and additional hours policy for support staff|. The School is still in negotiation with the Unions regarding the detail of this policy, but we hope to resolve the issues soon. If you currently have no historic arrangements in place, please use the guidance in this policy.

Online Recruitment System (How to use)| or quick log-in|




New employees without a P45 should complete a P46| (PDF)

For employees wishing to request a replacement P60 form|

Parental leave|

Paternity policy and procedure|

The Pay Team|

Pay news
For the latest information regarding pay awards to the School's salary scales, see pay news

Payroll deadlines
See payroll deadlines|

Pay Scales– See LSE salaries|

Pay queries
Please direct all salary queries to your HR Adviser, Pay| or email: hr.pay.info@lse.ac.uk|

To view or print out copies of your past payslips please visit LSE for You|


Performance and capability|

Personal details
See bank/building society details form| (PDF)
See employee details form| (PDF)

Personal relationships at work|

Person specifications
See Recruitment Toolkit|.

Professionally qualified faculty scheme|

Positive retirement conference

Pressure management|

Prevention of illegal working
For information regarding the checks regarding eligibility to work in the UK that the School has to make when new staff are appointed see prevention of illegal working|.

Promotion and Review of Academic Staff|

Promotion of academic support staff|

Promotion of salaried research staff|

Psychometric tests|



Recruiting new staff| 

Panel composition for academic posts| and academic support| staff

Recruiting Academic and Research Staff|

Recruitment and Selection Guidance Notes for Academic Appointments|

Recruitment Online System (How to)| or quick log-in|

Recruitment and selection training course
See online training booking system|

Recruitment timetable|

Recruitment toolkit|



References - providing a reference|

References - taking up
Contact your HR Adviser for guidance on taking up references as part of the recruitment process.

Reform of Academic Annex|

Relocation Policy|                                                                                                                         

Remission of fees|

Remuneration Committee|

Replacement teaching budget |

Research leave|

Research staff exit questionnaire and guidance notes
See: Research staff exit questionnaire| and accompanying Research staff exit procedures guidance|
Contact: Meeta Bhatt

Research Staff Information|Resignations| - advice for managers 

Resignations| - advice for staff

Responsibility allowance policy|

Retirement Effective Personal Financial Planning 

Retirement parties- see conference and events pages here|

Review periods|

Rewarding staff|

Role profiles|



Sabbatical leave (academic staff)
Sabbatical leave is a right of members of the academic staff whereas other forms of leave are considered a privilege or an "employment benefit".  The general purpose of sabbatical leave is to enable members of the teaching staff to pursue research, to undertake preparation of new courses and to retrain in fresh areas of academic activity.
Document: Sabbatical Leave Application Form|
See academic staff leave|
Contact: Pay and Information

Salary scales
Details of salary scales for 2014.
See LSE salaries|
Contact: Pay and Information

School closure
See public holidays and School closures |

School Professors Scheme| The Scheme is a recruitment and retention device to provide the capacity to attract or retain to the School scholars of outstanding international distinction in their field of study. Contact: Sofia Avgerinou, HR manager

Season ticket loans
See season ticket loans| for information on the scheme and application forms.
Contact: seasontickets@lse.ac.uk| or Dominic Burchnall

Secondment (academic staff)
Secondment is leave taken to enable the individual to accept an appointment at another institution. The individual is paid direct by the other institution and comes off the School payroll for the duration of the leave.  A member of staff may apply to be seconded for a period of up to two years. In cases where a strong case can be made on the grounds of public service, the Appointments Committee may agree to extend the period, subject to an absolute limit of three years.
Document: Secondment Application Form|
See academic staff leave|
Contact: Pay and Information

Secondment (academic support staff)|

Self-employed contractors|

Senior common room (SCR)
See senior common room| for rates of membership and the application form.
Contact: Pay and Information

Senior Staff Contribution Committee| (SSCC)
Contact: Career Development and Reward Team|

Service Level Standards|

Shared Parental Leave Policy|

Short leave/travel leave (academic staff)
Short Leave/Travel Leave can be granted to a member of the academic staff for any period not exceeding four weeks during term time without reduction of salary or allowances. Applications for short leave periods not exceeding one week should be made to the Head of Department, who has authority to grant it. Heads of Department are requested to inform Sally Welch, Human Resources, in writing of all the cases of short leave which they have granted.
Document: Short/Travel Leave Application Form|
See academic staff leave
Contact: Pay and Information

Sickness absence procedures| 

Single Nomination Policy|

Staff Consultative Council (SCC)

Staff Induction
Staff mentoring scheme|

Staff support leave|

Staff Survey|

Starting salary guidance|


Stress and pressure at work|

Summer school for staff 2010|



Team Briefing Guidelines|

Terms and conditions of employment|

Temporary Lecturer Appointments|

Temporary staff requests|

Termination of contracts|

Time off for emergencies involving a dependant|

Toolkits  |

Trade Unions Agreement|

Tr|avel expenses for selection committee members|

insurance for staff
Travel insurance for staff travelling abroad on School business.
See: Travel insurance|
: Finance Division|

Travel/short leave
See academic staff leave|
Contact: Pay and Information



Unpaid leave (academic staff)
Members of academic staff may apply for unpaid leave at the discretion of their Head of Department.  The member of staff comes off the School payroll for the duration of the unpaid leave.
See academic staff leave
|Document: Unpaid Leave Application Form|
Contact: Pay and Information

Unpaid |leave| (academic support staff)



Visa - advance payments policy for Tier 2 Visa applicants


Visiting appointments|



Well-being Policy|

Working aboard, please see the School Approach to Staff Working Overseas|

Work Permits  Please see Visas.

Workforce data|