8.9 Human Resources

This category covers information on the institution's strategy and management of human resources, rather than information relating to individual members of staff that is exempt from disclosure as personal information. The information available covers Personnel policies and procedures (including terms and conditions of service and all current versions of the information specified in each class).

Staff profile

Statistical information on staff

Statistical information on staff such as grade, sex, age, ethnicity etc. is available from Policy and Planning, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA.

Management Information

Recruitment policies

Policies, statements, procedures and guidelines relating to recruitment


Employment terms

Generic terms and conditions of employment

Pay, Pensions and Benefits

Employment contracts

HR Policies and Guidance

Performance management

Policies and procedures relating to performance management

Information on probation and appraisal arrangements:

HR Policies and Guidance


Policies, statements, procedures, guidelines and statistics relating to promotion, regrading and salary reviews

Promotion and regrading procedures, and criteria:

HR Policies and Guidance

Statistical information on promotion outcomes:

Hard copy available on request from HR and Organisation Development, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA.


Policies and guidelines on pension arrangements for staff

Details on the USS pension Scheme (Aon) and contribution rates (institutional and individual) are available at:


Benefits and benefit accrual rates for USS (*):

University Superannuation Scheme (USS)


Disciplinary procedures and policies

Respect at work and study:

Respect at work and study

Disciplinary Procedure for Staff (Ordinance 68):

68 University Staff

Other policies and procedures that could result in disciplinary action:

HR Policies and Guidance


Grievance procedures and policies

Grievance procedures and policies (Ordinance 68):

68 University Staff

Employee relations

Collective bargaining and consultation procedures with recognised Trades Unions and Professional Organisations and agreements reached

Recognised Trade Unions:

Trade Unions

Minutes of the Combined Joint Negotiating and Consultation Committee (CJNCC):

Hard copy of CJNCC minutes are available on request from HR and Organisation Development, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA.

Public interest disclosure

Information required for compliance with the Public Interest Disclosure Act

Freedom to Speak Up (Whistleblowing) Policy

Staff development

Policies and procedures relating to the ongoing development of staff

Induction arrangements.
Access to internal and external training opportunities:

Learning and Development

Staff records

The institution's policy on the collection, maintenance and use of personal information about staff.

Data Protection Privacy Notice for Staff:

Privacy Notices

Arrangements for the provision of data to HESA , SFC and other bodies with statutory rights to data:

For details of personal data held by HESA see (*):

Personal Data held by HESA

HESA collection notices can be viewed at (*):

HESA Collection notices

Scottish Funding Council External Data Protection Policy (*):

SFC Data Protection Policy

Staff facilities

Description of the facilities and services available exclusively to members of staff.

Staff Benefits

Campus Facilities

* If you have any trouble accessing this external information please contact us (foiunit@stir.ac.uk) and we will provide you with this information.

February 2021