UK Data Service
The UK Data Service provides access to a large collection of business microdata. This is provided by the Office of National Statistics. This includes:
Annual Respondents Database which provides productivity data for manufacturing, retail, catering, construction, property, motoring and wholesale firms. The dataset contains over a thousand variables.
Annual Survey of hours and earnings (ASHE) is a survey of employees' hours of work and wages collected from companies in GB. This replace the new earnings survey in 2002.
Business Structure Database (BSD) provides information on organisations who have registered for VAT or pay at least one member of staff through the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax system, will appear on this register. Therefore it is a very comprehensive source about business organisations in the UK.
UK Innovation Survey collects data from organisations, designed to capture advances in innovative activity. This includes innovations in: production; new goods and services; markets in which businesses operate.