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September 3, 2015

Staff question of the month

Filed under: Networking & Collaboration — Tags: , , , — Karen Bush @ 9:37 am

Staff question of the month for September 2015meeting-huddle

This month we’re interested in your views on what would most improve your experience of meetings. We’ve giving you three options to vote for (having a clear purpose, having strong meeting leadership or having the people in the room). We also want to know about the things you do to get the best out of meetings.

Your replies will be anonymous.

Last month’s question

Last month we asked you whether you know that the University has a flexible working policy and about your experience of flexible working at the University.

We had over 300 responses, 75% of whom knew about our flexible working policy, 23% did not, and 2% were unsure.
In response to some of the comments we received, which indicated some uncertainty about what our current flexible working policy covers and how consistently it is applied, we are developing a set of FAQs which will be communicated in due course.

We are also reviewing all our work/life balance policies, which includes flexible working, and we would be interested in your suggestions as to other types of flexible working options you would like to see included in the revised policy. Please email your suggestions to staffsurvey (add

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