Launch of the Awards for Excellence exercise 2019/20

The Personnel Committee has approved the launch of the Awards for Excellence Scheme for 2019/20. The Scheme, which is mandatory, should take place in departments in Hilary term 2020. Departments are encouraged to communicate with staff and make arrangements for review panels as soon as possible.


The 2019/20 review period is January to December 2019 and awards should be implemented in the April 2020 payroll.


Departments are reminded of the importance of a fair process, and the need to avoid any unconscious bias in making nominations under the scheme. They should consider the type of jobs being nominated under the Scheme ensure all categories of staff are taken into consideration.


The Scheme’s guidelines and forms have been updated and are available now on the Reward section of the HR Support website. If you have any questions, please contact your HR Business Partner.

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