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Headline speaker for the UHR Conference 2018 announced
UHR is excited to announce that businesswoman, author and speaker Dr. Margaret Heffernan will be the 2018 Conference headline speaker.

Engagement and Wellbeing Framework launched


Learn to squish
Alex Killick reflects on the slow cultural shift around attitudes to mental health and wellbeing, and our individual roles in making things better

Why HR Professionals Should Be Selfish For A Change
Sue Chambers, Director of Human Resources at Aberystwyth University, argues in favour of a little selfishness when trying to maintain your work/life balance. In busy HR teams under permanent scrutiny, keeping your own energy levels high is vital to the task of doing great work.

The Ant and The Dove - Random Acts of Kindness in the Workplace
Alex Killick, Director of People at Glasgow Caledonian University, marks World Kindness Day by reflecting on how we can encourage kindness in the workplace.

Catching Up: A New Employment Model for a Changing Faculty
Sophie Harris, deputy director of HR at SOAS, University of London considers the changing structure and composition of the academic workforce in UK and US universities.


Domestic Violence Policy LAU.docx

John Lewis UHR Scotland Employee Engagement group slides

Homeworking Policy August 2015.doc

v9 New draft REmote Working Policy HRPS31 following meeting with SB.docx

HRPS31b Homeworking Support Staff.doc

Engagement and Wellbeing in HE - Karen Cregan

Strategies for mental health in HE - Karen Cregan & Caroline Hounsell

University of Chester - Supporting mental health strategies

Framework for managing stress through resilience

UCEA benchmarking of the HE engagement indicator

The University Employee Lifecycle - Nov 2017.pptx

The University Employee Lifecycle - Nov 2017.pptx

Showcasing Good Practice - Alex Killick - How People Services Re-energised a Workforce through Challenging times

The University Employee Lifecycle - v2

Showcasing Good Practice - Sophie Harries - SOAS - Feb 2018

Showcasing Good Practice - Kate Lindsell and Imelda Rogers - University of Exeter - Feb 201

Showcasing Good Practice - Richard Lister and Sara Corcoran - University of Suffolk - Feb 2018

Showcasing Good Practice - Paul Stephenson - University of Surrey - Feb 2018

Showcasing Good Practice - Patrick Johnson - University of Manchester - Feb 2018

Policy and Code of Practice on Managing Stress in the Workplace

Risk Assessment of Stress at Work - Guidance Notes for Managers

JISC Survey for Employee Engagement - Survey Results

EAP Provider Survey Data - Nov 14 - Survey Results

EAP Provider Feedback - Nov 14 - Survey Results

Wellbeing and Engagement in the UK University Sector Context and Practical Initiatives - CUPA

A joint cover note from UCEA and UHR for the IES study: Measuring Employee Engagement within the HE Sector

Measuring Employee Engagement within the Higher Education Sector

UHR mentoring resource pack for mentors

Performance Enabling – Engagement and Cultural Change - Dec 15

University of Sheffield - Juice - Good Practice - Feb 2015

Employer Assisted Volunteering project NTU Feb 2014

HR enabling change and increasing engagement - Cancer Research UK

Aligning health, wellbeing and organisational objectives - Edge Hill - February 2014

UHR Conf 2015 - Workshop - Health, safety and well-being - VWV

UHR Conf 2015 - Workshop - Academic Staff Enagement - John Hamilton

UHR Conf 2016 - Workshop - Engagement and Wellbeing in HE - Karen Cregan

UHR Conf 2016 - Workshop - Smart Working and Well-being - Eleanor Pirie

UHR Conf 2016 - Workshop - Fuller Working Lives - Sue Endean and Emelda Nicolroy

UHR Conf 2016 - Workshop - Engagement Driven Approach - Neill Wright, Patricia Morton and Jane Wright

UHR Conf 2017 - Workshop - Peter Smith - How to succeed by engaging and rewarding people

UHR Conf 2017 - Workshop - Mike Talbot - Building more collaborative teams



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