Saving staff contract – error : contract start date must be on or after 01/01/1900

You may also get error ‘Not a valid start date ##/##/####.

This is caused by an incorrect allowance description.

  1. Go to Tools | Staff | Pay Related.
  2. Search for the service term and then go to allowances.
  3. Open the allowance and you will see the description highlighted in red.
  4. Change the description as appropriate to reflect the type of allowance and this will resolve the problem

Reviewed 17/02/2015


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