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UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2012
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.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
12 Mar 14 Statistical bulletin
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q4 2013
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.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
04 Mar 14 Statistical bulletin
International Trade in Services, 2012
This 2012 International Trade in Services statistical bulletin provides a detailed breakdown of UK annual trade in services, by product, industry and country. These estimates are derived from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) International Trade in Services Survey.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK
30 Jan 14 Statistical bulletin
Region and Country Profiles - Directory of Tables
A list of data tables included in all the latest Region and Country Profile releases. It includes hyperlinks to each file.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country, European (NUTS), GB, Local Authority and County, Region
19 Dec 13 Article
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q3 2013
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.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
03 Dec 13 Statistical bulletin
Business Demography, 2012
This statistical bulletin contains headline figures and commentary from the Business Demography 2012 publication.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
27 Nov 13 Statistical bulletin
Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2012
This release provides estimates of businesses' expenditure and employment relating to R&D performed in the UK in 2012, irrespective of the residence of the ultimate owner or user of the R&D produced.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
22 Nov 13 Statistical bulletin
UK Business: Activity, Size and Location - 2013
Tables on local units and enterprises by geography, industry, legal status and employment size band. Additional tables at enterprise level by age of business and turnover size band.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
03 Oct 13 Statistical bulletin
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q2 2013
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.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
03 Sep 13 Statistical bulletin
Regional and Country Profiles - Directory of Tables
A list of data tables included in all the latest Region and Country Profile releases. It includes hyperlinks to each file.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country, European (NUTS), GB, Local Authority and County, Region
12 Aug 13 Article
Births and Deaths of Enterprises in Local Enterprise Partnerships, 2004–11
This article provides analysis of business demography data at the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) geographical level, using enterprise birth and death rates in England for the years 2004 to 2011. It provides a change over time analysis of enterprise birth and death rates and net change rates for LEPs.
Coverage: England
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
09 Aug 13 Article
Small and Large Firms in London, 2001 to 2012
Presents analysis of nearly one thousand small areas within London showing the number of employees working for businesses with fewer than 250 employees in the UK (small- and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs) and for businesses with 250 or more employees in the UK (large enterprises). The release includes numbers of SMEs and large firms in these small areas of London. The figures are calculated using data from the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) for the period 2001 to 2012.
Coverage: Sub-National
Geographic breakdown: Middle Super Output Area
08 Aug 13 Article
Size of Firms in London, 2001 to 2012
This article presents analysis of numbers of workplaces and employees in London and its 33 local authorities, broken down by enterprise size band and SIC 2007 industry sector, for the period 2001 to 2012. The figures are calculated using data from the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR). Although workplaces and employees are counted at local level, the methodology uses enterprise size bands that are based on numbers of employees working for the enterprise in the UK as a whole. Thus it is possible answer questions like ‘How many employees work for large retailers in Tower Hamlets?’ and ‘How has this changed over the past decade?’
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
19 Jul 13 Article
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q1 2013
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.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
04 Jun 13 Statistical bulletin
Regional Economic Indicators, March 2013
In order to gain an overview of the economic performance of UK regions and countries, this article discusses a selection of economic indicators. In this release a particular focus has been applied to how the regions/countries have fared through the economic downturn that began in 2008.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
13 Mar 13 Article
UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2011
This release provides 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.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
13 Mar 13 Statistical bulletin
Pre-release Access List: UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2011 (Pdf 23Kb)
UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D, 2011 pre-release access list.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
13 Mar 13 Report
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q4 2012
This statistical bulletin provides data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
05 Mar 13 Statistical bulletin
International Trade in Services, 2011
The International Trade in Services survey is a key source of UK trade data. It is important to note that the survey does not contain data for transportation, travel and banking industries. This data is obtained from other sources such as the International Passenger Survey and the Bank of England. As a result, these industries are excluded from the figures reported in this publication. Estimates for the overall level of trade in services, including these industries, are published in the Office for National Statistics Pink Book publication.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK
28 Feb 13 Statistical bulletin
Foreign Direct Investment Involving UK Companies, 2011 (MA4)
This publication provides estimates during the survey year 2011 on foreign direct investment flows, positions and earnings involving UK companies, broken down by continent, country, component and industry. The investment figures are published on a net basis, that is, they consist of investments net of disinvestments. The estimates in this publication are sourced principally from the Office for National Statistics’ comprehensive annual surveys into foreign direct investment. A summary of these results, by continent and country, was initially released as an ONS Statistical Bulletin for Foreign Direct Investment involving UK companies 2011 on 6th December 2012.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
07 Feb 13 Statistical bulletin
Micro-data Perspectives on the UK Productivity Conundrum - January 2013
Key findings from an innovative database of linked micro (firm-level) data.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
16 Jan 13 Release
Micro-data Perspectives on the UK Productivity Conundrum
Article describing high-level results from an innovative dataset.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: European (NUTS)
16 Jan 13 Article
Business Demography, 2011
This statistical bulletin contains headline figures and commentary from the Business Demography 2011 publication.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
13 Dec 12 Statistical bulletin
Pre-release Access List: Business Demography, 2011 (Pdf 31Kb)
Pre-release access list for the 2011 Business Demography, 2011 release
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
13 Dec 12 Report
Foreign Direct Investment Involving UK Companies, 2011
This statistical bulletin provides data on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows, positions and earnings involving UK companies. The investment figures are published on a net basis, that is, they consist of investments minus disinvestments. The data in this bulletin are broken down by region and country. A more detailed analysis of the data, including breakdowns by industry, will be published in a second 2011 FDI Statistical Bulletin to be published on 7 February 2013.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
06 Dec 12 Statistical bulletin
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q3 2012
Data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
04 Dec 12 Statistical bulletin
Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2011
Estimates of businesses' expenditure and employment relating to R&D performed in the UK in 2011, irrespective of the residence of the ultimate owner/user of the R&D produced
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
20 Nov 12 Statistical bulletin
Pre-release Access List: Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2011 (Pdf 30Kb)
UK Business Enterprise Research and Development 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
20 Nov 12 Report
Industrial Specialisation in Local Areas
This article examines regional and local industrial specialisations in Great Britain through use of employee jobs data. A number of measures of industrial specialisation have been calculated to provide a means of measuring the similarity, or otherwise, of industrial structures between areas. In addition, location quotients have been calculated. These allow for a more in depth analysis of local specialisations.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
08 Nov 12 Article
The Spatial Distribution of Industries
This article is the second in a series examining both the geographical concentration of industries and the industrial specialisation of local authority areas. This article investigates the patterns of spatial concentration of industries across Great Britain.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County, Region
08 Nov 12 Article
UK Business: Activity, Size and Location, 2012
Tables on local units and enterprises by geography, industry, legal status and employment size band. Additional tables at enterprise level by age of business and turnover size band.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
03 Oct 12 Statistical bulletin
UK Business Pre-Release Access List, 2012 (Pdf 25Kb)
This document lists those persons who have been granted pre-release access to UK Business: Activity, Size and Location 2012 tables.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
03 Oct 12 Report
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q2 2012
This statistical bulletin provides data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
04 Sep 12 Statistical bulletin
Annual Business Survey, 2010 - Provisional Regional Results
Annual Business Survey 2010 provisional regional results, Statistical Bulletin (July 2012)
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
26 Jul 12 Statistical bulletin
The Geographical Concentration of Industries
This article looks at the geographical distribution of employment by industry. The aim of this article is to understand in which industries employment is geographically concentrated in a small number of areas and in which industries it is more evenly spread across areas.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
20 Jul 12 Article
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q1 2012
Data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
06 Jun 12 Statistical bulletin
Economic Review, May 2012
Economic Review, May 2012
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
24 May 12 Article
International Trade in Services, 2010
The Annual Survey of International Trade in Services (AITIS) collects information on the imports and exports of 51 different types of services (products) by country of origin and destination. The primary uses of the results of the survey are in the Trade in Services Current Account of the Balance of Payments and the Trade in Services component within the expenditure measure of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) make significant use of the results. The data collected by this survey are standard components of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) balance of payments manual and it is a condition of membership that these items are collected. Selection Criteria - UK trading businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE Population - Approximately 90,000 Sample - Approximately 16,000 Frequency - Annually
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: Country
27 Mar 12 Statistical bulletin
Subregional Productivity, March 2012
GVA per hour worked and GVA per filled job at NUTS 2 and NUTS 3 subregional geographies.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: European (NUTS)
16 Mar 12 Article
UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2010
Research and development spending in the public and private sectors: business enterprises, government, higher education, private non-profit.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
14 Mar 12 Statistical bulletin
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q4 2011
This statistical bulletin provides data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
06 Mar 12 Statistical bulletin
MA4 Publication - Foreign Direct Investment Involving UK Companies, 2010 (Pdf 2325Kb)
The MA4 publication provides estimates during the survey year 2010 on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows, positions and earnings involving UK companies, broken down by continent, country, component and industry
Coverage: Wales
Geographic breakdown: UK
02 Feb 12 Book
Foreign Direct Investment involving UK companies, 2010 Release
This statistical bulletin provides data on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows, positions and earnings involving UK companies
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
08 Dec 11 Statistical bulletin
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q3 2011
Data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
06 Dec 11 Statistical bulletin
Business Demography, 2010
This statistical bulletin contains headline figures and commentary from the Business Demography 2010 publication. Information is included on births, deaths and survival of UK businesses. The active stock of businesses is also shown, so that birth and death rates can be calculated.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
06 Dec 11 Statistical bulletin
Business Demography 2010 pre-release access list (Pdf 28Kb)
This document lists those persons who have been granted pre-release access to Business Demography 2010 tables.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
06 Dec 11 Report
E-commerce and ICT activity, 2010 Edition
The 2010 annual survey into e-commerce and ICT activity
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
02 Dec 11 Statistical bulletin
UK Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2010
Expenditure & Employment on R&D Performed in UK Businesses 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
09 Nov 11 Statistical bulletin
Pre-release access list: UK Business Enterprise Research and Development 2010 (Pdf 34Kb)
UK Business Enterprise Research and Development 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
09 Nov 11 Report
Access to Finance, 2007 and 2010
This release reports on the results of a survey into small and medium-sized businesses needs for finance and how easy or difficult they found it to obtain. It covers 2007 and 2010. It was the first survey of its type conducted across 20 European Union (EU) member countries.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK
28 Oct 11 Statistical bulletin
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