Methodology related to activity, size and location

  • Multiple business registrations at a single postcode: 2018

    Methodology | Released on 19 November 2019

    Business demography explainer covering additional information on the impact of multiple registrations at a single postcode.

    Keywords: business demography, multiple registrations, business births, business survivals

  • Business demography QMI

    Methodology | Released on 19 November 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information (QMI) report for Business demography, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: business births, business deaths, activities, survivals, employer, region

  • UK business; activity, size and location QMI

    Methodology | Released on 2 October 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for UK business; activity, size and location detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: business counts, local units, enterprise, IDBR

  • Multiple registrations at a single postcode: 2017

    Methodology | Released on 25 January 2019

    Paper covering additional information on the impact of multiple registrations on a single postcode.

    Keywords: business births, deaths, survival rates

  • Multiple registrations at a single postcode: 2016

    Methodology | Released on 7 March 2018

    Paper covering additional information on the impact of multiple registrations on a single postcode.

    Keywords: Business births, deaths, survival rates

  • UK business activity, size and location: methodology

    Methodology | Released on 3 October 2017

    UK Business Methodology and Metadata 2017

    Keywords: IDBR, Inter-Departmental Business Register, Enterprises, Local Units, Business Counts

  • UK business: activity, size and location

    Methodology | Released on 16 February 2016

    Publication compiled from the inter departmental business register (IDBR) which contains information on VAT traders and PAYE employers in a statistical register representing nearly 99% of economic activity.

    Keywords: UK Business, Activity, Size, Location, Inter Departmental Business Register, IDBR, economic activity

  • Business population

    Methodology | Released on 15 February 2016

    Summarises the main features of the National Statistics publications on the UK business population.

    Keywords: business population estimates, uk business, business demograpy, businesses, commerce