Contacting HR

2nd Floor
Bidborough House
38-50 Bidborough St
London WC1H 9BT
Tel: +44 020 3108 8829

Salary Advances

UCL provides the facility to Contract Research Staff of an advance of one month's net salary repayable over 6 months or during the period of employment if this is less than 6 months, in order to assist with the costs associated with taking up a new appointment. This must be requested within the first month of employment. Other schemes, administered by the Finance Division, include assistance with relocation expenses.

In addition to the above, cases arise from time to time in which it is reasonable to exercise discretion and allow an advance of salary to meet an urgent need on the part of an individual member of staff.

However the increase in the number of requests for advances of salary being received suggests that the presumption is being made that a general facility to give advances of pay is available. Your attention is drawn, therefore, to the following points regarding advances.