This area of the site holds useful information for banks that report statistical returns to the Bank of England.
General notes and definitions
This applies to all forms contained within the Banking Statistics "Yellow" Folder below. These are the AD, AL, BE, BG, BH, BT, C1, CA, CC, CE, CL, CX, DQ, ELS, ER, FI, FO, FT,GT, IC, IO, IS, LN, MM, MQ, PL, PM, RSL, VP and WO.
Classification of accounts guide
This guide describes the economic sector classification and the industrial classification, the two most important systems of classification used to compile economic and financial statistics in the United Kingdom.
Current reporting thresholds
This guide explains the promotion/demotion criteria.
Policy and procedures of confidentiality of data
This document details the controls the Bank has in place to protect the confidentiality of the data it holds.
The reporting schedule states when statistical returns are expected to be reported to the Bank of England.
Reporting schedule 2017
Reporting schedule 2016
Frequently Asked Questions on Reporting
Form PL and BG reporting FAQs