Business Expenditure on Research and Development (BERD)

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country UK
Years 1994-2013
Data depositor Office for National Statistics
Principal investigator Office for National Statistics
Analysis unit UK organisations that contributed to overall Research and Development activity and that were registered for VAT and/or PAYE in 1994 - 2013
Spatial unit Postcode (Unit)Postcode (Unit) [anonymised]
Sampling method One-stage stratified or systematic random sample
Data collection method Postal survey
Weight No
Access UK Data Service: Secure Access
Reference number SN 6690
Available documentation
Notes No questions on survey could identify microbusiness although survey includes Inter-Departmental Business Register reference numbers for linkage.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business No
Legal status of business No
VAT registration status No
Annual turnover No
Type of business Not specified
Number of clients No
Home based No
Home-based measurement 1
Survey Response items 1
Home-based measurement 2
Survey Response items 2

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed No
Employee director No
Employs others No
Subcontractor No