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Christmas closure dates and recruitment/payroll deadlines

07 Nov 2017

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

University of Manchester Christmas bauble

The final working day at the University before Christmas and New Year will be Friday, 22 December 2017. Bank holidays and closure days are as follows:

  • Saturday, 23 December 2017      Weekend
  • Sunday, 24 December 2017         Weekend
  • Monday 25 December 2017         Christmas Day, Bank Holiday
  • Tuesday, 26 December 2017       Boxing Day, Bank Holiday
  • Wednesday, 27 December 2017                Closure day
  • Thursday, 28 December 2017      Closure day
  • Friday, 29 December 2017            Closure day
  • Saturday, 30 December 2017      Weekend
  • Sunday, 31 December 2017         New Year’s Eve, Weekend
  • Monday, 1 January 2018               New Year’s Day, Bank Holiday
  • Tuesday, 2 January 2018               Closure Day

Christmas payrolls

As the University will be closed from Saturday, 23 December 2017 until Tuesday, 2 January 2018, 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 Wednesday, 20 December 2017 All paperwork relating to this payroll including New Starter Acceptances needs to be received in to HR Services no later than: Tuesday, 5 December 2017 (5pm) Fully completed and authorised casual timesheets, overtime claims and staff fees to be received in to HR Services no later than: Friday, 8 December 2017 (5pm)

Weekly payroll

All staff that are paid on a weekly basis will receive a total of 3 weeks’ pay on 15 December. All paperwork relating to this payroll needs to be received in to HR Services no later than: Monday, 11 December 2017

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 PR7’s needs to be received in to HR Services no later than: Friday, 8 December 2017 (5pm) Staff expenses are paid weekly. The 22 December will be the final pay run. This will include all expenses received in to HR Services on or before: Friday, 1 December 2017 (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.

Further information