Corrections

09 June 2020

A correction has been made to Wave 5 results on the “Prices Bought” and “Prices Sold” tabs for both tables on each tab. The headings on these two columns were the wrong way around and have now been corrected. No other estimates were impacted. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

09 June 2020

A correction has been made to three estimates in the Wave 2 dataset: two on the Proportion Furloughed (1) tab, for Manufacturing and Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities in the made redundant column; and one on the Financial Performance tab for Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management And Remediation Activities. No other estimates were impacted. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

19 June 2020

A correction has been made to Wave 5 results dataset on the “Trading Status” tab. The Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management And Remediation Activities industry on the table broken down by industry and workforce size, the trading columns were the wrong way around and have now been corrected. No other industry estimates were impacted. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

28 August 2020

A correction has been made to Wave 11 results dataset on the “Access to goods and materials” tab. The “All Industries” variable on the industry breakdown table was misaligned and should have appeared on the following row and has now been corrected. No other industry estimates were impacted. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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    10 September 2020
  • Next release:
    24 September 2020

About this Dataset

Responses from the new voluntary fortnightly business survey, which captures businesses’ responses on how their turnover, workforce prices, trade and business resilience have been affected in the two-week reference period.

Edition in this dataset

BICS Wave 12: 10 August to 23 August 2020 edition of this dataset

BICS Wave 11 edition of this dataset 27 July to 9 August 2020

Previous versions of this data are available.

BICS Wave 10: 13 July to 26 July 2020 edition of this dataset

BICS Wave 9: 29 June to 12 July 2020 edition of this dataset

BICS Wave 8: 15 June to 28 June 2020 edition of this dataset

BICS Wave 7 edition of this dataset 1 June to 14 June 2020

BICS Wave 6 edition of this dataset 18 May to 31 May 2020

BICS Wave 5 edition of this dataset 4 May to 17 May 2020

Previous versions of this data are available.

BICS Wave 4 edition of this dataset 20 April to 3 May 2020

Previous versions of this data are available.

BICS Wave 3 edition of this dataset 6 April to 19 April 2020

BICS Wave 2 edition of this dataset 23 March to 5 April 2020

Previous versions of this data are available.

BICS Wave 1 edition of this dataset 9 March to 22 March 2020