Business Structure Database Longitudinal

General Information

Data type Administrative data: Individual business registration data (longitudinal)
Country UK
Years 1997-2013
Data depositor Office for National Statistics
Principal investigator
Analysis unit Businesses in the United Kingdom registered for VAT and/or PAYE in 1997-2013
Spatial unit Government Office Regions Postcode (Unit)
Sampling method No sampling (total universe)
Data collection method Compilation or synthesis of existing material
Weight No
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 7683
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=7683&type=Data%20catalogue
Notes A linked dataset of the BSD (SN 6697)

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business
Legal status of business
VAT registration status
Annual turnover
Type of business Registered for VAT and/or PAYE
Number of clients
Home based
Home-based measurement 1
Survey Response items 1
Home-based measurement 2
Survey Response items 2

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed
Employee director
Employs others
Subcontractor