Data reporting is a legislative requirement under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA).
This checklist outlines the key arrangements you need to have in place to ensure you can meet all your reporting responsibilities.
1: Know your data requirements and deadlines
2: Have a trained team—don't rely on just one person
3: Know how to use HEPCAT and HEIMS systems
4: Have technical support for your systems
5: Back up your database regularly!
6: Check your data after each submission
7: Know how and when to verify your data