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Work-life balance

Work–life balance is about individuals being able to achieve their own optimum arrangement between personal and career objectives, while continuing to satisfy business needs.

It’s about empowering our staff with control and choice over their working lives while helping us to operate more efficiently from the many tangible benefits that can develop.

The University is committed to fostering an environment for staff where work-life balance is achieved. Our policies and procedures relating to work-life balance include:

A link to our maternity policy can be found in the 'How do I' section or a direct link can be found here.

How do I...?

ACAS guide to flexible working and work life balance.pdf

Policy - Maternity.pdf

Work life balance and stress.pdf

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