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Starters and leavers

The information provided below is intended as guidance for new managers, and a reminder for existing line managers on the procedures for new starters and leavers. Please contact your HR Advisor if you require any further or specific guidance.


When you recruit a new member of staff, you play a key role in their first impressions of the University as an employer. You can use the new starter checklist (.doc) to ensure they are equipped to perform as well as possible from day one, and that all requirements are covered. Further information can be found on the induction pages of the website.


When one of your team resigns from their post, please follow the leaver flowchart (.doc) and use the leaver checklist (.doc) to ensure the process is as smooth as possible.


Click here for the procedure for both obtaining and providing references, as well as what happens when references are unsatisfactory.

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