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Staff 2016/17 - Start date of contract

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Staff 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in Fields common to all countries

Start date of contract

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Short nameSTARTCON

This field records the date at which the contract started

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All contracts where Contract.TERMS is coded 1 or 2


All date fields in the Staff record must be completed using the ISO8601 format of YYYY-MM-DD. The specification of this field falls within the scope of the Aligned Data Definitions and follows the Data Standards in the Staff record.

If the Contract.STARTCON is not known an empty element should be returned e.g.


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Reason required

To identify the start date of a contract

Part of
Field length10
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: DateType

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