Human Resources

5.0 Responsibilities

All employees should note that this Code forms part of their contract of employment and are therefore required to adhere to its terms and conditions.

The following have responsibilities under this policy:

  • Employees

    • Disclose personal, financial or other beneficial interest arising from an  interaction or transaction on behalf of the College.
  • Refrain from engaging in activities that may give rise to an actual or potential  conflict of interest.

  • Academic staff must seek the permission of their Executive Deans prior to  engaging in external private-led consultancy work.
  • Refrain from accepting/making inducements, direct or indirect monetary rewards  or engaging in corrupt acts in any capacity on behalf of the College.
  • Refrain from working with suppliers in a personal/private capacity where a  conflict of interest may apply.
  • Disclose any actual, potential or perceived conflict of interest.
  • Line Managers

    • Take reasonable steps to ensure that staff are aware of and implement, where  appropriate, the provisions set out in this Code.
  • Manage conflicts of interest with employees and external partner agencies where  appropriate.
  • Liaise with HR to manage the implementation of the Code where appropriate.
  • Human Resources

    • Provide support and guidance to manage the implementation of the Code.
  • Executive Deans/Directors of Professional Services (or nominees)

    • Take reasonable steps to ensure staff within their respective Schools/Departments are aware of and implement, where appropriate, the provisions set out in this Code.
  • Executive Deans to consider requests from Academics to engage in external consultancy work.
  • Oversee communication and implementation of the Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure where applicable that potential and actual conflicts of interests are identified, declared and entered in the College register, where appropriate.
  • Academic Registrar

    • Manage conflicts of interests with students.
  • Liaise with HR to manage the implementation of the Code where appropriate.
  • College Secretaryship/Director of Finance

    • Ensure overall College compliance with internal and external regulations.

 

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The HR team is based on the first floor of Egmont House
Postal address: Human Resources, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX
Email: humanresources@bbk.ac.uk