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NICS HR Policies

Here you can find a complete and current set of HR and pay policies. NICS staff can access the most up-to-date policies together with additional guidance through the HRConnect portal or by contacting HRConnect.

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A

Administrative Arrangements for Overseas Posts (9.06) (PDF 31KB)
Adoption Leave (3.05) (PDF 59KB)
Alcohol, Drugs and Substance-Abuse (7.05) (PDF 105KB)
Alternative Working Patterns (3.10) (in development)
Annual Leave (3.07) (PDF 82KB)
Assistance to Study - Adult Further Education (5.01) (PDF 52KB)
Assistance to Study - Essential Qualifications (5.02) (PDF 78KB)
Assistance with the Cost of Setting up New Home (9.16) (PDF 169KB)

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B

Business Efficiency Assignments (4.02) (PDF 52KB)

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C

Career Opportunities and Promotion (1.05) (PDF 471KB)
Child Protection (6.02) (PDF 57KB)
Civil Service Appeal Board (2.07) (PDF 60KB)
Code of Ethics (PDF 26KB)
Compensation for Loss or Damage to Personal Property (9.18) (PDF 27KB)
Concessionary Travel (9.03) (PDF 79KB)
Cost of Living Addition for Overseas Postings (9.11) (PDF 35KB)

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D

Dignity at Work (6.09) (PDF 256KB)
Discipline (6.03) (PDF 84KB)
NICS Display Screen Equipment (DSE) eye-care (PDF 20 KB)
Domestic Violence and Abuse (7.07) (PDF 45KB)

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E

Early Retirement and Early Severance (2.03) (PDF 170KB)
Early Retirement on Medical Grounds (2.04) (PDF 45KB)
Elective Transfer (1.03) (PDF 44KB)
(Use of) Electronic Communications (6.11) (PDF 70KB)
Equal Opportunities (6.05) (Policy under review)
European Union (EU) / Overseas Secondments (1.08) (PDF 49KB)

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F

Financial Liabilities of Staff who leave Post Early (9.12) (PDF 28KB)

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G

General Guidance for Travel and Subsistence (9.01) (PDF 48KB)
General Guidance on Overseas Posting (9.04) (PDF 48KB)
General Removal Expenses (9.14) (PDF 49KB)
Give As You Earn (8.26) (PDF 25KB)
Grievance (6.04) (PDF 101KB)

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H

Hours and Attendance (3.11) (PDF 240KB)
HR Connect Code of Practice (4.03) (PDF 55KB)

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I

ICT Allowance (8.15) (PDF 58KB)
Industrial Pay (8.28) (in development)
Inefficiency Performance (PDF 52 KB)
Inefficiency Sickness Absence (6.06) (PDF 141KB)
Injuries, Diseases and Assault (3.09) (PDF 94KB)
Interface Arrangements (NIO and NI Depts) (8.11) (PDF 41KB)
Introduction to Overseas Pay and Allowances (9.05) (PDF 53KB)

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J

Job Reshaping (Partial Retirement) (PDF 77KB)

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K

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L

Legal Representation at Public Expense (9.19) (PDF 42KB)
London Weighting Allowance (8.17) (PDF 35KB)

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M

Mark-Time (8.12) (PDF 39KB)
Maternity Leave (3.02) (PDF 71KB)
Medical Arrangements at Overseas Post (9.08) (PDF 34KB)
Mobile Phones (9.21) (PDF 25KB)
Mobility (1.02) - (PDF 32KB)

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N

NICS Display Screen Equipment (DSE) eye-care (PDF 20KB)
Notice (2.05) (PDF 32KB)

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O

Official Travel (2.0) (PDF 507KB)
On-Call Standby Allowance (8.18) (PDF 34KB)
On Loan - Temporary Transfers (1.07) (33 KB)
Other Allowances and Grants for Overseas Posts (9.07) (PDF 70KB)
Overseas Posting and Travel (9.10) (PDF 58KB)
Overseas Subsistence Allowances (9.09) (PDF 39KB)
Overtime Pay (8.08) (PDF 77KB)

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P

Parental Leave (3.04) (PDF 52KB)
Paternity Leave (3.03) (PDF 46KB)
Pay Award System (8.01) (in development)
Pay for Overseas Postings (8.07) (PDF 34KB)
Pay of College-based Sandwich Course Students (8.25) (PDF 27KB)
Pay on Assimilation (8.10) (PDF 47KB)
Pay on Return from a Career Break (8.23) (PDF 50KB)
Payment of Pay (8.02) (PDF 69KB)
Pensions (8.04)(external website)
Performance Management (10.01) (PDF 159KB)
Performance Management in the Senior Civil Service (10.02)(external website)
Personnel Records and Data Protection (4.01) (PDF 149KB)
Private Secretary Allowance (8.19) (PDF 29KB)
Probation (6.10) (PDF 65KB)
Public and Privilege Holidays (3.06) (PDF 60KB)

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Q

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R

Recovery of Overpayments (8.27) (PDF 59KB)
Recruitment (1.01)(external website)
Recruitment and Retention Allowance (8.16) (PDF 71KB)
Redeployment (2.06) (PDF 41KB)
Redundancy (2.01) (PDF 54KB)
Refunds of and Assistance with Expenditure on Removal (9.15) (PDF 71KB)
Reimbursement of Additional Care Costs (9.22) (PDF 54KB)
Remuneration Audit and Accountancy Staff (8.14) (PDF 118KB)
Retirement on Age Grounds (2.02) (PDF 25KB)

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S

Salary sacrafice childcare voucher scheme (PDF 57KB)
Secondment (1.06) (PDF 228KB)
Shift Disturbance and Night Allowance (8.24) (PDF 95KB)
Sickness Absence (3.01) (PDF 211KB)
Smoking (7.06) (PDF 37KB)
Special Bonus Scheme (8.06) (PDF 29KB)
Special Leave (3.08) (PDF 279KB)
Staff attendance at training events (5.05) (PDF 49KB)
Staff Training and Development (5.04)(external website)
Staff Welfare (7.02) (PDF 43KB)
Staffing Structure (8.22) (PDF 33KB)
Standards of Conduct (6.01) (PDF 386KB)
Starting Pay on Appointment (8.29) (PDF 26KB)
Starting Pay on Transfer to a New Grade (8.30) (PDF 53KB)
Statutory Deductions (8.03) (PDF 71KB)
Subscriptions to Professional Bodies (5.03) (PDF 23KB)
Subsistence Allowances (9.13) (PDF 110KB)
Supervisory Allowance (8.20) (PDF 31KB)

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T

Telephone Calls from Private Residences (9.20) (PDF 23KB)
Temporary Service in a Higher Grade (8.09) (PDF 42KB)
Temporary transfers (1.07) (PDF 33KB)
Trade Union Arrangements (6.08) (in development)
Travelling Time (8.13) (PDF 54KB)
Travelling, Subsistence and Lodging Allowance for Removals (9.17) (PDF 59KB)
Typing Allowances (8.21) (PDF 60KB)

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U

Uniform Appeals Policy (6.12) (PDF 29KB)
Uniforms and Protective Clothing (7.03) (PDF 49KB)

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V

Vacancy Management (1.04) (PDF 28KB)
Voluntary Deductions (8.05) (PDF 32KB)

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W

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X

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Y

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Z

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