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Topic: Structure of Businesses

Latest Summaries

  • The number of mergers and acquisitions involving UK companies has fallen since the 1980s 03-Jun-2014
    Latest ONS analysis looks at mergers and acquisitions involving UK companies
  • Summary of Mergers and Acquisitions 03-Sep-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.
  • Big developments provide work for London 08-Aug-2013
    In recent years some of London’s big developments have created work for employees in both large enterprises and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to analysis of Inter-Departmental Business Register. The total number of employees in the Canary Wharf area almost quadrupled between 2001 and 2012, from 27,400 to 100,500 while the number of employees in the area of the Westfield centre in West London rose from 8,000 to 15,100 between 2008 and 2012. Both developments boosted employment in SMEs as well as large enterprises.
  • Summary of Mergers and Acquisitions 04-Jun-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.
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location 2011 05-Oct-2011
    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.
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location 2010 - Summary 27-Sep-2010
    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.

Latest Publications

  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location, 2014 29-Oct-2014
    A count of UK business enterprises and local units from an Inter Departmental Business Register (IDBR) snapshot taken on 14 March 2014, headline figures and commentary.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q3 2013 03-Dec-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.
  • UK Business: Activity, Size and Location - 2013 03-Oct-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.

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