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Staff Record 2014/15 - ActivityActivity

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Short nameActivity

The Activity entity describes the contract activities

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All contracts


This repeating element exists to allow a contract to hold multiple sets of activity information.

A maximum of six occurrences of Contract.Activity is permitted for members of staff where any of the following criteria is met:

  • Contract.LEVELS is coded:
    • A0 'Vice-Chancellor/Principal/Head of Institution'
    • B1 'UCEA level 2A'
    • B2 'UCEA level 2B'
    • C1 'UCEA level 3A'
    • C2 'UCEA level 3B'
    • D1 'UCEA level 3/4A1'
    • D2 'UCEA level 3/4A2'
  • Contract.ACEMPFUN is coded 4 'Not an academic contract'
  • OR
  • All instances of Activity.ACTSOC are in the SOC2010 Major Groups 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9.

When this criteria is not met a maximum of three occurrences is permitted.

If a contract has more than three (or six) activities and/or cost centres, higher education providers (HEPs) should return three (or six) occurrences of this element to reflect the most significant activities.

Business rules

There must not be more than three occurrences of Contract.Activity where ((Contract.LEVELS does not equal A0, B1, B2, C1, C2, D1 or D2) and Contract.ACEMPFUN does not equal 4 and (any Activity.ACTSOC = major groups 1, 2 or 3)).

Reason required

The Activity entity contains all of the fields relating to staff activities

Part of
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences6
Schema components
Element: Activity
Has parts
Date modified2015-04-30
Change management notesBusiness stage rule 1 added to prevent the return of more than three occurrences of the Contract.Activity entity when the specified criteria is not met.

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