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2.5 - 2.11 Financial Regulations - Research Funding

2.5 Financial Regulations and Procedures

The University’s financial and purchasing arrangements are governed by the Financial Regulations.  These are reviewed on an annual basis and revised as necessary. The 2015 Financial Regulations set out the current authorisation levels for bids, contracts and purchasing.

2.6 Staff Allowances and Expenses

The University’s Travel and Subsistence Expenses Policy details all allowances and expenses that can be claimed or incurred.

Details of expenses claimed by members of the Chief Executives Team can be found below:

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2.7 Staff Pay and Grading Structures

The University of Chichester is a member of the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) and adopts pay awards negotiated at national level with the recognised unions representing staff in higher education. The Pay Scale includes the 2014 pay award and includes the Grading Structure adopted by the University.

2.8 Register of Suppliers

The University of Chichester is a member of the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium

A list of the University’s preferred suppliers is available here.

2.9 Procurement and tender procedures and reports

The University’s 2015 Financial Regulations set out the procurement and tender procedures.

2.10 Current Contracts:

Auditing Services:

  • BDO LLP - External Audit Service
  • KPMG - Internal Audit Service

Building Development:

Academic and Music Block - Willmott Dixon

Catering: Elior

Cleaning: Nviro

Computing: Dell

Computer Software:

  • Finance System: Agresso Business World: Supplier Unit 4
  • HR payroll system: iTrent. Supplier: Midland HR.
  • Student Records System: SITS. Supplier: Tribal Education
  • Conference and accommodation system: Kx. Supplier: Kinetic Solutions
  • Timetabling and room booking system- Sylabus Plus. Supplier: Scientia Ltd
  • Library management system: Alto. Supplier: Alto
  • Service desk management system: Supportworks. Supplier: Hornbill
  • On-line payments system. Supplier: WPM

Insurances: UM Services Ltd



Printing Equipment Rental: Ricoh UK Ltd

Property Rental:

  • PavCo Ltd
  • Chichester College
  • South Yorkshire Pension Authority
  • Brook Brothers

Security: Blayde Security

Waste Disposal: Veolia Es (Uk) Ltd

Vehicle Lease Hire: Arval Ltd

2.11 Research Funding



The University’s reported research income for 2013-14 was £216k.

Financial management of research projects is administered by the University’s Finance Department, the grant holder oversees the entire project.