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Working at Bath

Useful information and resources for your working life, including pay and benefits, booking and taking leave, wellbeing support, recognition and culture.


Understand our pay and grading structure, payroll deadlines, what's deducted from your salary and information for hourly paid workers.

Benefits at Bath

Discover more about the discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and benefits available to you as a member of staff.

Employee discounts

Discover the range of exclusive staff discounts available at a variety of businesses and retailers.

Cycle to work scheme

Our employees can take advantage of the government cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme, saving tax and national insurance on their commute to and from work.


How parents of children at Westwood Nursery can benefit from our salary sacrifice scheme to help with childcare costs.

Managing your working hours

How to request flexible hours, work from home effectively, and find a working pattern that suits you and your role.

Work-life balance

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As a University member of staff, there are a number of services available to you to promote wellbeing and improve your work-life balance.

Family friendly workplace

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The University is committed to providing a family friendly workplace to enable you to make the most out of your time both inside and outside of work.

Flexible working

The flexible working options available for staff at the Univeristy and the procedure for applying to work flexibly.

Taking leave

Information on annual leave entitlements, the different types of leave and how to book time off.

Sickness absence and disability leave

How to report a leave of absence and what to do when you return to work.

Disability leave

Information on what disability leave is, when it may apply and how it can be requested.

Wellbeing resources

The wellbeing our staff is something we take very seriously. Find out more about the advice and support we offer employees to create a thriving, sustainable, and safe community and workplace.

Be Well at Bath

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The University's approach to mental health and wellbeing, informed by our staff and students.

Staff wellbeing champions

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Understand the role of a wellbeing champion, the support they offer and how to sign up if you'd like to become one.


Find out how we recognise exceptional performance and how you can nominate can nominate someone for an award.

Staff Recognition Awards

The Staff Recognition Awards recognise the University's Professional Services and Support staff who have demonstrated excellence in their work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Find out how we value, promote and celebrate inclusion, challenge discrimination and put equality, diversity and belonging at the heart of everything we do.

Staff Networks and Groups

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Our Staff Networks are dedicated spaces for colleagues sharing particular circumstances or characteristics to connect with others and share their experiences.

Equality Impact Assessments

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We’ve simplified our EIA process and we need your help raising awareness and asking your teams to complete it when required.

Race Equality Taskforce

Prof Rajani Naidoo, Head of Race Equality Taskforce

The Race Equality Taskforce will lead the University's commitments to race equality and oversee their effective implementation and communication.

Athena SWAN toolkit

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Find out useful resources that will support you at any stage of the Athena SWAN process.

Protected Groups

There are nine protected characteristics identified in the Equality Act 2010.

Academic workload management

Access guidance information and log in to Bath Workload Allocation Management System (WAMS).

Leaving the University

We aim to make the process of leaving our employment as smooth as possible. Find out more about what to do when you are leaving to work elsewhere or retiring.


This guide provides information on the arrangements for retirement.