Report for August 2020

Report Date
August 2020

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update


  • The programme's current status is GREEN, with HESA project progressing to plan.
  • A risk regarding HESA for 20/21 has been raised with Director of HR Services; If this risk is not mitigated over the next few months then then programme's RAG will change to AMBER as the start date of HESA 20/21 approaches.
  • The programme may be affected by the Coronavirus risk as noted at Portfolio level.

Please note that the project RAG status is following the guidelines available on the Project RAG status guidance page.

Forward Look - August 2020

Resources to end August 2020


Section Two: Projects Not Started 

Project Info Programme Manager's Commentary 

All project now in progress or delivered


Section Three: Projects in Progress

Project Info

Project Managers Commentary
HRS098 HESA Staff Return 2019/20


Milestones :

Milestone Due Date
Submit HR HESA Return (MAJOR)   21-Sep-2020
Commit  05-Oct-2020
Final Submission  29-Oct-2020
19-20 Archive  21-Nov-2020
Close (MAJOR)  04-Dec-2020
RAG Status :


Report by Anne Mathison for August 2020


  • Supported business testing in all required technologies
  • Covered any JIRA work required
  • Final data file for ERCSTAT loaded
  • Final REFTE data script loaded
  • Final ORCID and REFUO2021 data loaded
  • Latest revised cost centre files were uploaded 


  • No issues

Next Steps

  • Review project budget for 20/21
  • Agree and approve revised project budget
  • Support business testing in all required technologies
  • Cover any JIRA work required

RAG status GREEN


Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Managers Commentary

HRS097 HR/HESA Staff Return 2018/19

This project closed on 6 November 2019

HRS096 GDPR Updates for eRecruitment

This project closed on 22 November 2019

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Programme Status
RAG Status
Has formal escalation taken place?