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Policy Updates

Flexible Working Policy: Eligibility changed to become a day one right to make a flexible working request.


HR/OSDS enhancement project 

Human Resources and Organisational Staff Development Services (HR/OSDS) have embarked on an enhancement programme with the aim of simplifying internal processes within HR/OSDS and increasing the use of self-service. A number of these enhancements will also support key actions outlined within the People Strategy

Below lists some of the enhancements already completed: 

Maternity and Adoption Leave
  • Dedicated Maternity Leave webpage that provides key information. 
  • Creation of a maternity leave calculator which helps employees plan their maternity leave and identify the key dates and deadlines before and during their leave. 
  • Updated maternity leave policy to make it easier for staff to find important details.
  • Maternity and adoption leave notification form and Keeping in Touch (KIT) days notification form moved online to HR Self-Service (under Family Leave).
Annual and Statutory Leave
  • Updated  Annual Leave Policy providing clarification around pro-rated entitlements, statutory leave and  closure days.
  • Change to carry forward of untaken annual leave process. 
  • New annual statutory entitlement calculator to support line managers with calculating statutory leave for staff which can be accessed from the statutory leave webpage.