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Human Resources

Bulletin Date: 
Tuesday, 7 April, 2015
Process Changes
Departmental Administrators
Support Staff
New RAS Users
Web Recruitment Users
HR School Teams

Summary of the documents linked to below

  1. Immigration and Right to Work Update - for future reference - this covers:
  • The availability of a new immigration training course;
  • An update on the Tier 2 and Tier 5 audit recently conducted by UK Visas and Immigration;
  • The introduction of Biometric Residence Permits for applicants from overseas;
  • NHS surcharges for visa applicants;
  • Changes in the Immigration rules from 6th April 2015;
  • Changes to the visitor visa routes from 24th April 2015; and
  • Reminder of Certificate of Sponsorship application submission dates.
  1. Recruitment Update – for action and future reference – this covers:
  • A change in central responsibilities for security checks and basic disclosures from 13th April 2015, which includes the Compliance Team taking now processing these for employees;
  • A reminder on key things to remember about screening checks;
  • A change in our account team at the University’s advertising agency, Penna;
  • A reminder of the free Linked In advertising service being offered by HR for a trial period;
  • A warning about fraudulent adverts and job offers;
  • A reminder about the arrangements for Research Assistant/Research Associate appointments;
  • The importance of making a TES Payroller Request in advance of any work being undertaken by an individual engaged directly by a department/institution on a temporary basis.

Further assistance

Each attachment provides links to further information within the HR web pages. Please contact the following if you need any further assistance regarding the updates provided:

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Bulletin Summary: 
This bulletin and its attachments provide important information on various immigration and recruitment matters.