Where a member of staff is seconded by the University from the UK to a partner organisation overseas or a partner organisation employs staff locally overseas and seconds them to the University, “secondment agreements” will need to put in place with both the individual concerned and the partner organisation to clarify responsibilities of the University and the partner organisation.  This is to ensure that areas such as intellectual property rights and responsibility for health and safety are clarified before the onset of the arrangement.

HRBP/Advisor confirms the secondment agreement details with manager/ partner organisation where appropriate