How important is the European Union to UK trade and investment?
26-Jun-2015A brief analysis of the UK's trade and foreign direct investment relationship with the EU
How important is China to the UK economy?
09-Jun-2015The prominence of China in the global economy has changed markedly over the last 20 years
How do parliamentary constituencies vary?
26-Mar-2015The latest interactive maps can be used to explore parliamentary constituencies in England and Wales, Great Britain and the United Kingdom.
Business Research and Development (R&D) Across the European Union (EU)
20-Mar-2015Comparison of UK business R&D with that of the EU.
Research and Development Statistics: Explained
20-Mar-2015Video presentation will provide an introduction to Research & Development (R&D) statistics while explaining some key concepts and misconceptions surrounding them, and examine some data from the most recent R&D publications by the Office for National Statistics.
Summary of Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies
03-Mar-2015Overall 2014 saw total mergers and acquisitions activity involving UK companies fall to lower levels than experienced during the depth of the 2008-09 economic downturn.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Quarter 1 Jan to Mar 2015
02-Jun-2015Estimates of the value and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or more.
UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2013
20-Mar-2015Estimates 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.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q4 2014
03-Mar-2015Estimates 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.
Identifying Science and Technology Businesses in Official Statistics
13-Feb-2015A proposed classification for Science and Technology (S&T) businesses in official data sources to better understand the contribution that they make to the economy.
International Trade in Services, 2013
30-Jan-2015A 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.
Foreign Direct Investment Involving UK Companies, 2013
20-Jan-2015Data 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. Investments can include acquisitions of assets or shares and disinvestments can include the disposal of assets or shares.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Quarter 1 Jan to Mar 2015 (Excel sheet 270Kb)
02-Jun-2015Estimates on the values and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Time Series Data, quarter 1 Jan to Mar 2015
02-Jun-2015Data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Data for interactive map (Excel sheet 164Kb)
26-Mar-2015Excel workbook containing data for 10 variables at parliamentary constituency level.
Revisions Spreadsheet for Annual Data - GERD, 2013 (Excel sheet 34Kb)
20-Mar-2015Information on value first published and then five years on.
UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2013 Reference Tables (Excel sheet 151Kb)
20-Mar-2015Expenditure and funding estimates of UK R&D, 2013
UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development Regional Tables 2001 - 2013 (Excel sheet 366Kb)
20-Mar-2015Expenditure on R&D Regional breakdown