Leaving the University - HOME
There are a number of reasons why you may leave your employment with the University. In all cases the information below applies, however, there is additional information which you may find of use dependent on the reason for leaving.
End of Fixed Term Contract
Details regarding your notice period are detailed in your contract of employment. In general, academic and research staff have a 3 month notice period and support staff have a 4 week notice period.
Before you leave the University you will be required to complete a Leavers Form to be submitted to HR (which must be signed by your Line Manager). Upon receipt of the this completed form and appropriate documentation the HR department will write out to you with the details of your termination.
When processed as a leaver on HR Connect you will receive an email with a link to an Exit Questionnaire to complete and return. This form provides us with information regarding your employment with the University and feedback from the completed form is used to help identify how improvements to working life at Edinburgh Napier can be made. Completion of the questionnaire is voluntary and all feedback received is confidential.
Should you wish to discuss any issues raised on your form further, please contact your relevant HR contact who will be happy to complete an exit interview.
IT User accounts
IT will be notified that you are leaving at the point you are processed as a leaver on HR Connect so that they can close your account when you leave. Your line manager shoud contact IT if special arrangements need to be made about access to information after your leaving date.
Return of Property
All property belonging to the University, including keys and your staff ID card, should be returned to your Line Manager on leaving. Please also ensure that you return all Univeristy owned IT equipment that you have been issued with.
The University provides a number of benefits which are paid for by recurring payments or salary sacrifice schemes, such as season ticket loans and childcare vouchers. Information regarding how these are dealt with can be found on the Payroll Site. Any outstanding balances to will normally be deducted from your final salary payment.
For information regarding your Pension Scheme.
The University reserves the right to make deductions from your final salary if there has been an overpayment of salary or benefit (e.g. annual leave), or if there