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How to resolve SWF Census Error 4740

In this guide, we will show you how to resolve the School Workforce Census Error 4740.

If you are finding this Error when you run the SWF Census, you can use the steps below to remedy this Error.

DfE Validation

If you receive this Error for a staff member, you need to go to their Record and click on the Contracts tab.

From there, double click on the Contract that is active as of SWF Census Reference Date.

Important: You may also need to check Inactive Contracts for this staff member to resolve this Error. Be prepared to check any Contracts that were Active from 01/09/2021, even if they are no longer Active.

Once the Contract is open, click one the Pay tab and then use the Pencil Icon to see the details within the Pay.

Finally, double check that the Weeks per Year and Hours per Week fields are populated.

Even if you did not make any changes, Save the information here and then run a new SWF Census.

Once you Save & Validate it, you should find that this Error is no more.

Updated on December 5, 2022

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