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Finance record 2015/16 - Notification log

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Finance record 2015/16 - Notification log

This document summarises all communications associated with the 2015/16 Finance collection, from first publication of known changes to the record through to collection closure. Please refer to the Revision history document for full technical list of changes to the specifications.

HESA issue regular communications during the life of a collection:

  • Circulars: announcements to interested parties concerning or issues relating to the collection. Circulars are always made available on the HESA website for later reference, and emailed out to the mailgroup for the collection.
  • Coding manual release overviews: these document iterative changes to the technical documentation that define the form of the data to be submitted, as well as being a place to host resources associated with collecting that data.

2016-11-17 Manual release - version 1.4

Amendments have been made to the C15031 template for submission, including updates to Table 1, 2, 3 Scotland, and 4. The guidance has been amended to reflect these (and other) changes throughout the Coding manual.

2016-09-19 Manual release - version 1.3

The Derived field specifications have been released and several minor amendments have been made to the C15031 template.

2016-08-30 Manual release - version 1.2

Amendments have been made to the C15031 template for submission, including addition of Table 10, new Table 7 Head 2 for Welsh providers and several label changes. Guidance has been amended to reflect these changes.

Additionally, new documentation has been released:

2016-06-21 Manual release - version 1.1

All instances of DEL (NI) have been amended to DfE (NI).

The Data collection schedule has been released, detailing the new dates for the collection.

The C15031 template has been amended to include additional heads (Head 3e and 5c) under Table 4, additional rows have been added to Table 1 Head 9 and the removal of Table 5 Head 6.

2016-02-08 Manual release - version 1.0

The full documentation for the tables has been released, encompassing all changes made to the collection since 2014/15. A Finance tables mapping document (pdf) has been added to aid with comparisons between the old and new tables.

This release also includes the first publication of the C15031 template, to give providers sight of the changes made, in advance of the collection opening.

A link to the updated FE/HE SORP (2015) has been included to provide guidance on submitting Tables 1 - 4; this has undergone significant change for 2015 and providers are recomended to ensure that they are up to date with the latest financial reporting standards.

2015-09-08 Manual release - version 0.2

This is the second iteration of the C15031 Finance manual Beta release, to include all associated guidance documentation; the guidance has undergone vast changes since the previous collection and as such, once again users are invited to provide any feedback to HESA on the structure or content of these pages through the feedback on the Beta release survey.

New for this collection is this page - the Notification Log. This page replaces the previous coding manual Release Notes functionality, highlighting the changes made in each successive documentation release. The Notification Log will also record all communications issued with regard to a particular collection, allowing you to see all key messages in one place. We have implemented it following positive feedback for the concept earlier this summer, and hope you find it useful. Further feedback is welcomed: please contact our Institutional Liaison team via email at [email protected], or call 01242 211144.

This release also includes the following:

  • First release of full Table documentation for Finance 2015/16.
  • A link has been added to the FE/HE SORP (2015) to provide more information on accounting principles, which apply to Tables 1-4.

As always, the full details of changes in comparison to the 2014/15 record may be found in the Revision History document.

2015-08-07 Manual release - version 0.1

This is the Beta release of the C15031 Finance manual. During this release period, if users encounter any issues or wish to provide feedback, they are welcome to contact HESA through the feedback on the Beta release survey.

This release includes the following:

  • The Beta version of the C15031 Finance template has been added to the coding manual. HEPs are invited to review and provide feedback on the template if they find any issues.
  • A Finance tables mapping document has been added to aid the mapping of the 2014/15 FSR collection tables to the 2015/16 Finance tables.

2015-08-07 Circular release 15/01 - August

This circular provides information on the changes made for the 2015/16 Finance record, following the major record review:

  • 15/01 - August
    HESA Finance Record - Forward planning for the 2015/16 record (C15031) BETA release

2015-05-28 Circular release 14/03 - November

This circular provides information on the consultation process major record review, and summarises the changes being carried forward for Finance 2015/16:

  • 14/03 - November
    HESA Finance Record - Summary of changes for the 2015/16 Finance collection

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