An online staff costs calculator developed
at the University is to go live to the HE
sector in December, integrated with the research
councils electronic grant application
is quick and easy to use to cost new appointments,
work out the admin element in funding applications
or help prepare annual budgets. It calculates
the full employment costs, with categories,
scales and grades specific to each institution.
After a months free trial, institutions
will pay a small subscription. The HEFCE-funded
project, led by Andrew Busby of the academic
support unit, will be non-profit making.