SOAS University of London

Human Resources

Guidelines

These pages are designed for line managers and Heads of Department and provide advice on a range of topics including:

  • General contractual issues such as employing temporary administrative workers, changing an employee's contractual details and dealing with resignations.
  • General HR issues such as how to change your department's name on the telephone directory, annual leave for part-time staff, what to do when a member of your team advises you she is pregnant.
  • Recruitment; how to write an advertisement, person specification or interview questions, shortlisting, interviewing, giving feedback and offers of employment
  • How to manage handle flexible working requests from members of staff
  • Managing poor performance or minor misconduct such as lateness
  • Guidance on eligibility to work in the UK, Points Based Immigration, Certificates of sponsorship, visas and staff immigration issues

Please speak to a member of the Business Partner team if you have questions.