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Staff Retention cases

There are rare occasions when the University wishes to consider attempting to retain a member of staff who has an offer of employment from elsewhere. The University Executive Board considers it important, in an increasingly competitive environment, to have a policy setting out how it deals with retention.

The University will only seek to retain a member of staff in exceptional circumstances. 

A retention case can be brought for any member of staff, regardless of grade or category.

A case will usually only be considered if the member of staff has a job offer from another organisation, although the Vice-Chancellor may, exceptionally, waive this condition.

Further details can be found in the Retention Policy

Applications are made using the Case for Retention of a member of staff form.

For all enquiries regarding Staff Retention cases contact

Richard Messer via email: