Policy Group List

All key School documents sorted by group 

All School policy and procedural documents are indexed through the LSE search engine. To browse an A to Z list of policies, see this page. To browse a list of subjects, see this page.

Policy and procedural documents are sorted by the following groups:


Academic


These documents mainly focus on research or academic initiatives (or academic staffing arrangements). Usually, they are approved by Academic Board, or one of its associated committees.

Academic Annex
Academic and Research Appointments
Academic Staff Reward Committee: Annual Contribution Pay
Annual Performance Review of (Full) Professors Guidelines
Buyout Policy
LSE Centennial Professors Scheme
British Petroleum (BP) Centennial Professors Scheme
CDR Guidance: Academic Staff
CDR Guidance: Education Staff
CDR Guidance: Policy Fellow Staff
CDR Guidance: Research Staff
Code of Research Conduct
Education Probationary Review Scheme
Emeritus Professor Policy
Governance of Research 
Guidance for the Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants, Guest Teachers and Emeritus Teachers for Departments and Staff
Guidelines for Interim Review and Major Review of Lecturers
Guidelines for Promotion to and within the New Research Staff Career
Guidelines for Promotion to Research Officer and Research Fellow
Guidelines for review and promotion of assistant and associate professors
Informed consent
Language Policy
Major Academic Initiatives Policy
Mentoring Guidance: Academic Staff and LSE Fellows
Mentoring Guidance: Education Staff
Mentoring Guidance: Policy Fellow Staff
Mentoring Guidance: Research Staff
Named Chairs Policy
Open Access Publications Policy 
Professionally Qualified Faculty Scheme
Recruitment and Selection Policy: Academic, Research and Teaching Appointments
Remuneration Policy for Faculty 
Research Data Management Policy
Research Ethics Policy and Procedures 
Research Ethics Review form 
Research incentives policy
Research infrastructure and investment funds
Research leave
Sabbatical Leave
Single nomination  
Visiting Fellow Scheme
Visiting Professor Scheme

Governance

These documents are usually required for statutory or regulatory purposes, and are approved by Council.

Operational 

These documents focus on an essential management function. Usually, they are approved by the School Management Committee, or a management committee below Council, e.g. Estates Strategy Committee etc.

Accommodation Policy
Additional Payments Policy and Procedure
Adoption policy
Advance payments for Tier 2 applicants policy
Air Quality Statement
Alcohol and drugs policy
Appeals policy and procedure for Academic Support staff
Apprenticeships Policy
Asbestos Control Policy 
Associated Entities Policy
Business Continuity Policy
Capability health policy and procedure for academic support staff
Capability performance policy and procedure for professional services staff
Cause For Concern: Guidance on working with students in difficulty
Child Protection and Safeguarding Document for LSE Widening Participation (WP) activities
Contracts guidance
Cookies Circular
Copyright 
Core Business in Core Hours Policy
Counselling service confidentiality statement
Data Protection Guidance: Data controller versus Data Processor 
Data Protection Guidance: Determining who needs to know about personal data
Data Protection Policy
Data Protection and research

Departmental Funding Guidelines
De-registration guidance
Destruction of physical records
Disciplinary procedure for students
Eligibility of Scholarships by Nationality
Email Etiquette Guidance
Energy Policy
Equity and Diversity in the Public Lecture Programme: Policy Statement  
Ethical screening procedure
Financial regulations 
Fire Safety Policy
First Aid Procedure
Flexible Working Policy and Procedure
Freedom of Information Guide: for staff
Freedom of Information Guide: for researchers
Gender segregation
Gifts and hospitality procedure
Grievance
Health and safety procedure: first aid
Health and safety procedure: manual handling
Health and safety procedure: risk assessment
Health and safety procedure: managing display screen equipment
Health and safety procedure: training and competence
Health and safety procedure: work place safety inspection
Harassment Procedure (from Students Against Members of Staff)
Immigration Policy
Information Assets and Records Management Policy
Legionella Policy
Managing Display Screen Equipment Procedure
Managing Personal Data Off Campus
Marketing events and publications - Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) Guidance
Maternity, adoption or shared parental leave (MASPL) - procedure for cover arrangements
Maternity
Organisational Change Policy
Parental leave
Paternity leave
Pay Supplements Policy
Personal relationships at work
Physical Mail Policy
Physical security policy 
Privacy Impact Assessment
Professional Services Staff Contribution Pay Guidelines
Professional Services Grading Policy
Professional Services Grading Procedure
Professional Services Salaried Staff Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedure
Professional Services Staff Starting Salary
Records Management Policy [See Information Assets and Records Management Policy]
Redeployment Policy and Procedure
Religious observance policy
Relocation Policy
Replacement Teaching Compensation Guidance
Responsibility allowance
Retention of financial documents
Retention schedule
Retirement Policy
Risk Procedure
Room booking policy
Safe Evacuation of Persons with Disabilities
Secondment for professional services staff
Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy
Shared parental leave
Students’ Union agreement
Subject Access Request Process and Procedure
Support for Carers Policy
Sustainable purchasing policy
Timetable Policy
Training and Competence Procedure
Trans Staff and Students Policy
Transitioning at work: guidance for staff and managers
Travel, Subsistence and Personal Expenses Policy and Procedures
Wellbeing
Workplace Safety Inspection Procedure

Student

These documents comprise student regulations, and will usually by approved by Academic Board or one of its associated commitees. Most of these documents are also referenced in the student Calendar.

Technical

These documents are mainly policies, procedures or other similar documents relating to the School's IT facilities.