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Christmas closure dates and recruitment/payroll deadlines

30 Nov 2016

Submit documentation on time or earlier as we face higher than average pre-Christmas volumes

Christmas bauble

Bank holidays and closure days

The final working day at the University before Christmas and New Year will be Thursday, 22 December 2016. Bank holidays and closure days are as follows:

Closure day Friday, 23 December 2016
Boxing Day Bank Holiday Monday, 26 December 2016
Bank Holiday (for Christmas Day) Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Closure day Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Closure day Thursday, 29 December 2016
Closure day Friday, 30 December 2016
Bank Holiday (for New Years Day) Monday, 2 January 2017

Christmas payrolls

As the University will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2016 until Tuesday, 3 January 2017, a number of changes have been put in place to enable payrolls to run smoothly. In line with previous years the ‘End of Month’ Payroll and ‘Weekly’ payrolls will be paid differently to other months in the year.

End of Month payroll

End of Month Pay date will be Tuesday, 20 December 2016 All paperwork relating to this payroll including New Starter Acceptances needs to be received in to HR Services no later than: Tuesday, 6 December 2016 (5pm) Fully completed and authorised casual timesheets, overtime claims and staff fees to be received in to HR Services no later than: Friday, 9 December 2016 (5pm)

Weekly payroll

All staff that are paid on a weekly basis will receive a total of 3 weeks’ pay on 16 December. All paperwork relating to this payroll needs to be received in to HR Services no later than: Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Fees and Expenses

As with previous years we anticipate that there will be an increase in volume for any submitted staff expenses and PR7s.

All fully completed and authorised PR7s needs to be received in to HR Services no later than: Friday, 9 December 2016 (5pm) Staff expenses are paid weekly. The 23 December will be the final pay run. This will include all expenses received in to HR Services on or before: Thursday, 1 December 2016 (5pm). HR Services aim to pay staff expenses received after this date before the Christmas closure however payment is only guaranteed for expenses received by 5pm on 1 December.

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