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Staff 2020/21 - Sexual identification

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Staff 2020/21

Fields required from institutions in All fields

Sexual identification


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valid entries
Typefield
Short nameSEXID
Description

This field records the sex of the member of staff.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All staff

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
1Male
2Female
3Other
Notes

HESA are aware that providers, for the reporting requirements for the HMRC, can only state whether a person is 'Male' or 'Female'. It is therefore no longer possible to ask staff one question about sex, as staff who select 'Other' cannot be reported to the HMRC. We would recommend that providers ask staff about sex in two separate surveys at two separate points in time to avoid any confusion.

Advance HE has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please view https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/.

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Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SEXID
OwnerAdvance HE
Version1.2
Date modified2021-03-22
Change management notesReferences to ECU have been removed and replaced by Advance HE.

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