Here is a link to the University’s Gifts and Hospitality Policy.
It is summarized as follows:
The Policy is also summarized in Quick Guide 04 ( , 440kb) ‘University Gifts & Hospitality Policy’.
The Policy, associated procedures and explanatory guidance applies to all staff and associated persons of the University. Gifts and hospitality are defined as the provision of property, consumables, services, entertainment or money for which no reasonable fee is paid in return by the recipient. Here is further guidance on definitions and terms used throughout the Policy.
Initial queries or requests for guidance on matters relating to gifts and hospitality should be addressed in the first instance to Departmental Administrators. Matters that cannot be answered satisfactorily within the department may be addressed to the Vice Chancellor’s and Registrar’s Office -
Telephone: (01865) (2)80179
Any concerns over non-compliance should be similarly handled unless there is a suspicion of bribery or fraud – in which case, the procedures for reporting bribery and fraud should be followed without delay.
Further detailed information and guidance is provided in the following links:
Stephanie Norman, Head of Risk, Compliance and Assurance
Tel: (01865 2) 70285