Human Resources Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To develop, approve and monitor HR strategy and policy.  This includes all matters relating to the recruitment, reward, retention, motivation and development of the University’s staff, recommending changes as appropriate to Senate and/or Council.
  2. To provide assurance to Senate and/or Council that the University’s PDR, promotion, reward and other HR matters are fit for purpose and represent good practice.
  3. To provide assurance to Senate and/or Council on equality and diversity issues, including submissions for Athena SWAN awards and monitoring of associated action plans.
  4. To appoint members to sub-committees and appeal bodies as may be necessary, with regard to decisions relating to the promotion of all non-professorial staff.
  5. To receive and consider reports of all honorary titles awarded, personal titles and the title of Emeritus Professor.
  6. To make recommendations to Council, on the receipt of advice from the appropriate negotiating and consultative sub-committees, concerning the terms and conditions of service of employees of the University.
  7. To receive and consider reports, at least annually, from the Academic and Related Staff Negotiating Sub-Committee, the Joint Negotiating and Consultative Committee, the Promotions Committees, the Reward Committees and the Personal Titles Sub-Committee.
  8. To report to Senate and Council following each of its meetings.