P&O News 15 September 2015
New moving expenses regulations as of 1 September 2015 • New confidential counsellor for personnel affairs • Register for ICLON courses using Self Service • Revamped course for (new) members of Leiden University Boards of Examiners
- New moving expenses regulations as of 1 September 2015
- New confidential counsellor for personnel affairs
- Register for ICLON courses using Self Service
- Revamped course for (new) members of Leiden University Boards of Examiners
The Board of Governors has adopted new moving expenses regulations. If a staff member is obliged to move house upon starting employment or being transferred by his employer because he needs to live close to his workplace for reasons related to disasters, he has the right to compensation for moving expenses incurred. On the basis of these new regulations, under certain conditions the employer can still grant compensation even if the above criterion does not applicable. You can find additional information, the conditions and the regulations at the P&O page on the moving expenses regulations
As of 1 September a new confidential counsellor has been appointed to replace Bert van Driel, who has retired. The Board of Governors has opted for two counsellors, who complement each other and can fulfil each other’s duties in case of absence.
Jan (J.H.W.) Maasen has been appointed confidential counsellor, and Marije (M.M.) Bedaux deputy confidential counsellor. Jan Maasen (1952) worked from 1981 to 2011 as a Leiden University institutional doctor, as well as manager of the Safety, Health and Environment department. After that he worked for more than three and a half years as director of HRM at LUMC. On 1 September he stepped down from that position to find a new balance between work and private life. As of that date Jan has been working part-time as head of Health in the Safety, Health and Environment department.
Marije Bedaux is a certified NLP and TA coach, a career counsellor and a legal advisor. After receiving a degree in law from Utrecht University, she worked as a legal intern. After completing her internship and her education as a lawyer, she quit her job so she could travel. Marije Bedaux has been active in recruiting and selecting legal advisers since 2002. Until 2014 she worked as a partner in a specialised agency. Since 2014 Marije has been working as a career counsellor for students at the Faculty of Law.
The confidential counsellor for personnel affairs is available by telephone on workdays at 071 - 527 8015 at the Safety, Health and Environment department (VGM) or by e-mail at: email@example.com. Address: Poortgebouw Zuid, 3e etage Rijnsburgerweg 10, 2333 AA Leiden
It has recently become easier for university staff to sign up for ICLON courses by using Self Service.
On ICLON’s web pages you now have the option of registering in all courses using Self Service. In the left-hand column in Self Service you can click on ‘ICLON courses’ and will be guided through the registration process. For courses requiring a registration fee, you need to fill in a SAP number, so it is a good idea to have that number at hand when signing up.
Your supervisor’s approval
You are only registered once your supervisor has given his/her approval, and it is only then that the system will reserve a place for you. For this reason, it is important to discuss your registration with your supervisor.
When you become a member of a board of examiners, you are faced with many questions. Academic Affairs, Legal Affairs and ICLON can offer you a short training course to help you answer these questions. This course was offered for the first time last year, and the reactions were positive. The workshop is offered in both Dutch and English.
Details can be found on the ICLON course page, where you can also sign up for the workshop.