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Estates management record 2020/21



Data specification

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
  • Data items - Directory of all data items collected, and the guidance surrounding them. Displayed by entity, and sortable for ease of searching
  • Calculated data items - A list of the data items that are automatically calculated in the webform
  • Mandatory data items - A list of the data items that are required for a valid return
  • Derived field specifications - Contains the list and specifications of the derived fields applied by HESA. Derived fields are by HESA to create populations and groupings for analysis

Submission process and quality assurance

  • Quality rules - Validation which enforces the quality of the submitted data
  • Nil return sign-off form - The form to be submitted to HESA by providers in Scotland who choose not to complete the Estates Management Return.
  • Non-functional template - A spreadsheet that can be populated with data prior to submission
  • Process diagram - A diagram summarising the process for submitting data to HESA

Further guidance

Contact Liaison by email or on +44 (0)1242 388 531.