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Short nameSEX

This field records the legal sex of the member of staff.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All staff where any (Contract.TERMS is coded 1 or 2) or (Contract.ACEMPFUN is coded 1, 2, 3 or 9 and Contract.TERMS is coded 3). Optional for all non-academic atypical members of staff.

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The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. These resources can be found at Equality Challenge Unit. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please email ECU at [email protected].

It is recognised that due to the nature of non-academic atypical contracts, sex may not be known for staff members with only this type of contract. Where a staff member holds only non-academic atypical contracts (Contract.TERMS = 3 and Activity.ACTSOC = 4-9) Person.SEX is not required to be completed where sex is not known.

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To monitor equal opportunities issues in the higher education sector and support higher education institutions (HEIs) in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: SEX
Data type: SEXCodeContentType
Based onC11025 GENDER
OwnerEquality Challenge Unit (ECU)
Date modified2013-04-30
Change management notesCoverage statement amended to specify that this field is optional for all non-academic atypical members of staff.

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