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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2020/21 - Employer name

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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2020/21

Fields required from institutions in All fields

Employer name

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Short nameEMPNAME

This data item records the name of the graduate's employer for their MAIN job

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Graduate.ALLACT01 = 1 OR Graduate.ALLACT05 = 1


The information captured relates to what the graduate considers to be their MAIN job in the employment section. This question is mandatory to answer if ALLACT01 = 1 or ALLACT05 = 1.

ALL of the information provided in Employment.EMPNAME, Employment.EMPDUTIES, Employment.EMPPLOC, Employment.EMPPCODE, Employment.EMPCITY and Employment.EMPCOUNTRY is returned to assist in the allocation of a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code. The SIC 2007 valid entries and labels are based on the UK Standard Industrial Classification 2007 (UK SIC 2007) four digit class and five digit subclass levels as identified in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) UK Standard Industrial Classification 2007 web page 'Main volume' (PDF).

More information on how SIC/SOC coding is applied can be found under Data Classification (SIC/SOC) on the HESA website.


What is the name of the company/organisation that you were working for?

Required for valid responseYes
To be asked of third partyYes
Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Part of
Field length100
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: EMPNAME
Date modified2021-12-21
Change management notesThe field length has been decreased from 200 to 100 to match changes to the Graduate Outcomes survey for the C20072 collection.

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