Business Travel

This page is dedicated to Business Travel information for all Staff and Students.

Download .docx file iconPPLS Travel and Fieldwork Working Principles

Download .docx file icon Travel and Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form (TFRA)

link/url icon Travel Plan and Risk Assessment (under template documentation)


What is required by all Staff and Students when planning Business travel:

You can either view the Flowcharts below or complete the simple one question online form below where you will receive information on what to do next in relation to risk assessments, travel insurance and booking travel through Diversity Travel.

Online Forms

link/url icon Staff Online Form

link/url icon Student Online Form


Download .pdf file icon Staff Flowchart

Download .pdf file iconStudent Flowchart [to be inserted]


Organising Group Travel:

Download .docx file iconOrganising Group Trips – What is Required


Further links:

Prior to travelling, you should check the Government website Foreign travel advice. This site will give specific guidance on visa requirements, health concerns, customs and hazards for the country you are visiting. Simply click the link below and select your destination. Further links on Business Travel, Health and Working when travelling are below:

url web link GOV.UK – Foreign Travel Advice

url web link University Business Travel pages

link/url icon Travel Health Guidance

link/url icon Working when Travelling

url web link Business Travel – Risk Assessments and Travel Plan

url web link Online travel insurance application


Diversity Travel

If you have not booked travel before then please click on this link to get you set up.

If you have booked travel then please follow this link to visit Diversity Travel's website to get quotes or make a booking for hotels, rail and flights.

If you have a question then try the FAQ's in the first instance. 

Logging business travel in the People and Money System

You should log academic travel activity in the People and Money System using the Type 'Other Paid Leave' then 'Conference/Seminar'. Please make sure you type your destination into the 'Comments' box on the People and Money System. 

url web link People and Money login