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  • Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q2 2014 02-Sep-2014
    Estimates of the value and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or more. The information provided reflects solely the change in majority ownership (ordinary shares) and therefore only transactions which result in a change of ultimate control of the target company are included.
  • Monitoring e-commerce, 2014 07-Aug-2014
    Monitoring of e-commerce nationally - a project begun in 2014 by the Office for National Statistics to consider how it could contribute, the consequence of a 2013 European Union e-commerce taskforce, chaired by Lord Young of Graffham.
  • Sustainable Development Indicators, July 2014 10-Jul-2014
    An overview of progress toward a sustainable economy, society and environment. Published alongside the headline and supplementary indicators are assessments of change, both short and long term.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q1 2014 03-Jun-2014
    Estimates of the value and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or more. The information provided reflects solely the change in majority ownership (ordinary shares) and therefore only transactions which result in a change of ultimate control of the target company are included.
  • UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2012 12-Mar-2014
    Estimates of R&D performed by the following four sectors of the economy, as defined in the Frascati manual, Business Enterprise (BERD), Higher Education (HERD), Government (GovERD) which includes Research Councils, and Private Non-Profit (PNP) organisations. All these sectors’ (Business, Government, Higher Education and Private Non-Profit) R&D data are known collectively as GERD, which represents the gross domestic expenditure on R&D in the UK.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q4 2013 04-Mar-2014
    This statistical bulletin provides estimates of the value and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or more. The information provided reflects solely the change in majority ownership (ordinary shares) and therefore only transactions which result in a change of ultimate control of the target company are included. See note 5 of the Background Notes for more detail.

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