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While all policies are primarily aimed at staff and students, the majority have been made publicly available to support transparency and good governance.
To add or revise an existing document please contact Dan Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org). Alternative formats are also available on request.
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A list of policies by document group is available here.
Your Consumer Rights As A StudentStudent Charter
Disability PolicyEquity and DiversityEquity, Diversity and Inclusion StrategyEquity and diversity in the public lecture programmeReligious observance policyTrans Staff and Students Policy
Accommodation PolicyAir Quality StatementAsbestos Control Policy Energy PolicyFire Safety Policy Legionella Policy Physical security policy Safe Evacuation of Persons with DisabilitiesSustainability Policy
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment PolicyArts PolicyCode of good practice on free speech Conflict of Interest PolicyDonations Acceptance PolicyEthics CodeEthical review of donations procedureFraud and Bribery PolicyGifts and hospitality procedureInformed consentSlavery and Human Trafficking Statement Whistleblowing Policy
Departmental Funding GuidelinesFinancial RegulationsMajor Academic Initiatives PolicyMaternity, adoption or shared parental leave (MASPL) - procedure for cover arrangementsProcurement PolicyPurchasing Card Policy and ProcedureReplacement Teaching Compensation GuidanceSocially responsible investment policy Sustainable purchasing policyTravel, Subsistence and Personal Expenses Policy and ProceduresValue For Money Strategy
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment PolicyArchives PolicyBribery and Fraud policyBye LawsCode of good practice on free speech Code of good practice on department governanceConflicts of Interest PolicyContracts guidanceCookies CircularCopyright Counselling service confidentiality statementData Breach ProcedureData Protection and researchData Protection Guidance: Data Controller Versus Data ProcessorData Protection Guidance: Biometric Research Data PolicyData Protection Guidance: Blogging and Data ProtectionData Protection Guidance: Clean Up for Outlook foldersData Protection Guidance: Communicating with special categories data subjectsData Protection Guidance: Creating Privacy Notices generalData Protection Guidance: Creating Privacy Notices for MarketingData Protection Guidance: Data Protection and HR related emails and documentsData Protection Guidance: Data Protection and ContractsData Protection Guidance: Determining who needs to know about personal dataData Protection Guidance:DfE data Access form Data Protection sectionsData Protection Guidance: Email retention and managementData Protection Guidance: Exams and Data Protection Data Protection Guidance: Handling data requests from studentsData Protection Guidance: Handling requests for data from policeData Protection Guidance: Help! I've lost my laptop.Data Protection Guidance: How to apply the Data Protection principles in your workData Protection Guidance: How to request data sets from the LSEData Protection Guidance: Managing electronic data deletionData Protection Guidance: Managing email attachmentsData Protection Guidance: Managing requests for data deletionData Protection Guidance: Online Survey RetentionData Protection Guidance: Passport Scans and other photo IDData Protection Guidance: Personal Data on Mobile DevicesData Protection Guidance: Publishing personal data on the websiteData Protection Guidance: Sending Emails to the Wrong PersonData Protection Guidance: Sharepoint Sites PolicyData Protection Guidance: Social media, data protection and researchData Protection Guidance: Unsuccessful applications policyData Protection Guidance: When does a request for information become a subject access requestData Protection Guidance: Where you must use FileDropData Protection Impact AssessmentData Protection policy Destruction of physical recordsEligibility For Scholarships By NationalityFOI guide for making requestsFOI guide for staffGender segregationInformation Assets and Records Management PolicyManaging Personal Data Off-CampusMarketing events and publications - Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) GuidanceOffice365 global search procedurePhysical Mail PolicyPrivacy Impact Assessment [Word document]Records management policy [See Information Assets and Records Management Policy]Retention of financial documentsRetention scheduleScheme of Delegation [Internal Only]Scheme of Delegated Legal AuthoritySchool Advisory BoardsSlavery and Human Trafficking Statement Smoking PolicySubject Access Request Process and Procedure (GDPR)
Apprenticeships PolicyAcademic AnnexAcademic Staff Reward Committee: Annual Contribution PayAdditional Payments Policy and ProcedureAdoption policyAdvance payments for Tier 2 applicantsAlcohol and drugs policyAnnual Performance Review of (Full) Professors Guidelines Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment PolicyAppeals policy and procedure for Academic Support staffBritish Petroleum (BP) Centennial Professors SchemeBuyout PolicyCapability health policy and procedure for academic support staffCapability performance policy and procedure for professional services staffCDR Guidance: Academic StaffCDR Guidance: Education StaffCDR Guidance: Policy Fellow StaffCDR Guidance: Research StaffCore Business in Core Hours PolicyEducation Probationary Review SchemeEmail Etiquette GuidanceEmeritus Professor PolicyFlexible Working Policy and ProcedureGrievanceGuidance for the Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants, Guest Teachers and Emeritus Teachers for departments and staffGuidelines for Interim Review and Major Review of LecturersGuidelines for Promotion to and within the New Research Staff CareerGuidelines for Promotions to Research Officer and Research FellowGuidelines for Review and Promotion of Assistant and Associate ProfessorsGuidelines for the Professional Services Staff Spotlight PrizesImmigration PolicyLSE Centennial Professors SchemeMaternity, adoption or shared parental leave (MASPL) - procedure for cover arrangementsMaternityManaging Staff Changing RoleMentoring Guidance: Academic Staff and LSE FellowsMentoring Guidance: Education StaffMentoring Guidance: Policy Fellow StaffMentoring Guidance: Research StaffNamed Chairs PolicyOrganisational Change PolicyParental leavePaternity leavePay Supplements PolicyPersonal relationships at workPolicy on the Support for CarersProfessionally Qualified Faculty Scheme Professional Services Grading PolicyProfessional Services Grading ProcedureProfessional Services Salaried Staff Recruitment and Selection Policy and ProcedureProfessional Services Staff Contribution Pay GuidelinesProfessional Services staff Contribution nomination form: Group EProfessional Services Staff Starting Salary Policy and ProcedureRecruitment and Selection PolicyRedeployment Policy and ProcedureRelocation PolicyRemuneration Policy For FacultyResearch leaveResponsibility allowanceRetirement PolicySabbatical policySecondment for professional services staffSexual Harassment and Sexual Violence PolicyShared parental leaveSingle nomination Spotlight Prizes GuidelineTransitioning at work: guidance for staff and managersVisiting Fellow SchemeVisiting Professor Scheme Wellbeing
Access control policyApplication control policy [Internal]Associate Accounts [Internal]Anti-virus software on LSE computersApplication to use IT facilities at LSE Asset management policy [Internal]Associate Accounts [Internal]Centralised Email Deletion [Internal]Communications Room Physical Security [Internal]Compromised Accounts Policy [Internal]Conditions of use of IT facilities at LSEConditions of use of the residences networkConfidential Information Transfer [Internal]Database Security [Internal]Data Encryption requirements for end users [Internal]Electronic messaging policy [Internal]Email Address Conventions [Internal]Encrypted Authentication Policy [Internal]Hosting Non-Standard Websites and Internet-facing Services [Internal]Information security classification standard Information security policyLaptop Hard Drive Encryption [Internal]Mail Relay [Internal]Managing Staff Changing Role [Internal]Mass Research Survey Policy [Internal]Minimum Standards [Internal]Minimum Standards: Device Level Security [Internal]Minimum Standards: Data Processing Outside EEA (Collaborators) [Internal]Minimum Standards: Data Processing Outside EEA (Consultants) [Internal]Mobile Device Security Management [Internal]Monitoring and logging policy [Internal]Multi-factor Authenticating Policy [Internal]Network Connection Policy [Internal]Office365 Account Deletion PolicyPassword Policy [Internal]Patch Management [Internal]Payment Card Gateways [Internal]PCI-DSS Cardholder Data EnvironmentsPCI DSS ComplianceRemote access policy [Internal]Server-Side Encryption [Internal]SharePoint team sites provision [Internal]Software Version Control [Internal]Technology Resources for Journals [Internal]User accounts policy [Internal]Wireless Device Policy [Internal]
Some School documents are only available to staff.
To access 'Internal Only' documents, click here.
Code of Research ConductGovernance of Research Informed ConsentOpen Access Publications PolicyResearch Data Management PolicyResearch Ethics Policy and ProceduresResearch Ethics Review formResearch incentives policyResearch infrastructure and investment fundsResearch Tools Minimum Standards
Associated entities policy Bribery and Fraud policyBusiness continuity policyBusiness continuity: Major Incident Initial Response Plan (MIIRP)Business continuity: Major Incident Recovery Actions for Academic DepartmentsBusiness continuity: Serious Communicable / Notifiable Diseases PlanBusiness continuity: Travel Disruption and Adverse Weather GuidanceBusiness continuity: What To Do In An EmergencyConflicts of Interest PolicyData Protection policyGender segregationHealth and safety policyHealth and safety procedure: first aidHealth and safety procedure: manual handlingHealth and safety procedure: risk assessmentHealth and safety procedure: managing display screen equipmentHealth and safety procedure: training and competenceHealth and safety procedure: work place safety inspectionOverseas Travel PolicySmoking PolicyRisk PolicyRisk ProcedureSlavery and Human Trafficking Statement
Cause For Concern: Guidance on working with students in difficultyChild Protection and Safeguarding Document for LSE Widening Participation (WP) activitiesPersonal Relationships Policy and ProcedureSafeguarding Policy
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment Policy Code of good practice on free speech De-registration guidance Disciplinary procedure for students Engagement Monitoring Policy (Taught Students)Fitness To Study PolicyGraduate Admissions PolicyGraduate Admission Criminal Conviction PolicyGuidance on the conduct of MPhil/PhD examinations Guidance to supervisors on nomination of examiners for MPhil/PhD examinationsLibrary Rules Procedure for Considering Allegations of Harassment from Students Against Members of Staff LSESU Relationship and Service Agreement Room booking policyStudent charter Student Complaints ProcedureStudent drugs and alcohol policyStudent drugs and alcohol procedureTimetable PolicyUG Admissions policyYour Consumer Rights As A Student
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