Investment trends by businesses, contains capital expenditure estimates at current prices, constant prices and seasonally adjusted.

Publications

Data

  • Revisions to business investment

    Summary of revisions to levels and growth rates of business investment, by quarter, chained volume measures, seasonally adjusted, UK, July to September 2019 provisional results.

  • Gross fixed capital formation - by sector and asset

    Sector and asset breakdowns of gross fixed capital formation, including business investment and revisions, in current prices and chained volume measures, non-seasonally adjusted and seasonally adjusted, UK.

  • Business investment time series

    Detailed breakdown of business investment by industry and asset, in current prices, chained volume measures, non-seasonally adjusted and seasonally adjusted.

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Pre-release access list for Business investment in the UK, provisional: Oct to Dec 2016

The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official statistics in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made available to an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and principles which govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.

Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by the period indicated before release.

Access granted to Organisation Period
Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
PS to the Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
Assistant PS to the Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
Deputy Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
Deputy Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
Deputy Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
Governor’s Policy Assistant Bank of England 24 hrs
Economic Assistant to the Governor Bank of England 24 hrs
Briefing Preparing Economist Bank of England 24 hrs
Briefing Preparation Statistician Bank of England 24 hrs
Senior Economist Bank of England 24 hrs
Economists (2) Bank of England 24 hrs
Secretary of State BEIS 24 hrs
Permanent Secretary BEIS 24 hrs
Private Office, Permanent Secretary BEIS 24 hrs
Private Office, Secretary of State (2) BEIS 24 hrs
Special Advisors (2) BEIS 24 hrs
Senior Economist BEIS 24 hrs
Economic Advisor BEIS 24 hrs
Briefing Preparing Economist BEIS 24 hrs
Senior Press Officer BEIS 24 hrs
Press Officer BEIS 24 hrs
Chancellor of the Exchequer HMT 24 hrs
Chief Secretary to the Treasury HMT 24 hrs
Chief Economic Advisor HMT 24 hrs
Economic Secretary to the Treasury HMT 24 hrs
Financial Secretary to the Treasury HMT 24 hrs
Permanent Secretary to the Treasury HMT 24 hrs
Special Advisors (2) HMT 24 hrs
Treasury Official Clearing Briefing HMT 24 hrs
Treasury Official Preparing Briefing HMT 24 hrs
Duty Press Officer (2) HMT 24 hrs
Prime Minister 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
PPS to Prime Minister 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
Head of Research and Information 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
Private Secretary Economic Affairs 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
Deputy Chief of Staff 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
Chief of Staff (2) 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
Special Advisor 10 Downing Street 24 hrs
Senior Economist OBR 48 hrs

Changes to this release date

  • Previous date:
    24 February 2017
    Reason for change:
    Operational Reasons.
  • Previous date:
    23 February 2017
    Reason for change:
    Operational reasons