UCL Human Resources


Support for Line Managers

A list of UCL resources to help you support your team during the coronavirus outbreak.

Guidance on holding staff events

Updated guidance (February 2022) for staff holding events on and off campus can be found on the Room Bookings page

UCL Statement on COVID-19 Vaccinations

UCL has produced a statement supporting the current roll out of COVID-19 vaccinations across the UK.

How to report staff sickness absence

Step by step guide for line managers and administrators on how to manage and report absences related to the outbreak of coronavirus. Go to information for managers on reporting staff sickness absence.

Guidance for managers of staff who are returning to onsite working

Guidance which draws together resources for managers of staff returning to onsite working. Go to guidance on Return to Campus - Interim Guidance for Staff and Line Managers

Bereavement and loss support toolkit

This toolkit has been designed to help managers and colleagues support their teams when a person dies. This person could be a colleague, an immediate family member or significant other. Go to the bereavement and loss support toolkit.

How to manage your team remotely

Find tools and information to support you and those around you learn how to adapt to working in this new way. Go to the Making Hybrid Work hub.

How to support your team with their work life balance 

UCL has always supported flexible working as a way of helping our staff to achieve the right work-life balance, but these additional challenges add an extra dimension(s) (work-life-plus) which may throw things off kilter. Go to guidance on how you as a line manager can support your team.

How to process payments for Unitemps workers

For information on how to process payments if you manage a worker placed by Unitemps whose assignment has been affected by the current lockdown as a result of coronavirus go to the coronavirus pay and benefits FAQ webpage – see the contracts and assignments section.

COVID-19 individual health assessment tool for managers

Find guidance to ensure a consistent approach across UCL for managing the risk presented to staff identified as being potentially disproportionally affected by COVID-19. Go to resource.

How to support individuals recovering from COVID-19 (‘Long COVID’).

Find guidance for managers on how to support individuals returning to work who are recovering from COVID-19 (‘Long COVID’). Go to the guidance on 'Long COVID’.