Publications and good practice guides


ECC publishes  Good Practice Guides and publications packed with expert guidance and practical tips - on both the use of HERA/FEDRA and more widely - written by members of our team with input from HR and people management practitioners and recognised trade unions.


A key publication, ‘Developing People, Delivering Results is available for purchase by non-members and more information is available.


Our other publications cover topics such as:

  • Academic promotions
  • Appraisal performance and personal development
  • Career development: an introduction
  • Changes to role size and protected earnings
  • Controlling the pay bill
  • Equality checks
  • Equal pay and equality reviews: issues and solutions
  • Recruitment and selection - a guide
  • Using HERA for senior staff pay
  • Using labour market data
  • Using recruitment consultants in Higher Education
  • Using role analysis to design new pay and grading structures
  • Workforce planning guide

Members can access guidance on software help and top tips system user guides and HERA and FEDRA forms and guidance via the members' pages.

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