Excellence at work

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Working better together

Find out how we are using integrated systems to manage information and work better together from our Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Jules Pretty.

The People Supporting Strategy is the blueprint around which we will build improvements to our processes and the way we do things at the University.

One of the first ways our HR team aims to make these improvements is through better use of the HR Organiser system.

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Not found what you're looking for? Well try now

Our new website search system is now live, so if you haven't tried searching on our website for a while, why not give the new system a try?

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Free access to Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading provider of online video training and we're giving you free and unlimited access for six months. Find out more.

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Increase to National Insurance deductions

From 6 April 2016, there will be an increase to National Insurance deductions for members of USS, SAUL and LGPS. Find out more.

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The Frontrunners scheme is changing

Discover how the Frontrunners scheme is changing in 2016 and what you'll need to consider when applying for a Frontrunner.

Supporting you

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As a member of staff, you can access free and confidential counselling and support services through our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with Validium.

Supporting students

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Students may ask for support or information outside of your specialism. See the guidance on referring students to the appropriate specialist support service.

Our identity

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Our Essex values, culture, philosophy and approach set us apart from other institutions. Find out more about our challenger philosophy and how we express it.