The Bank of England Electronic Data Submission (BEEDS) portal is an online application that manages data submissions from firms.

Data submission

The Bank of England Electronic Data Submission (BEEDS) portal is an online application that manages formal regulatory and statistical data submissions between PRA-authorised firms and the Bank of England. The portal enables firms to complete and submit all data submissions online. Firms can also view the information held about them by the Bank of England and keep it up to date.

The following guide explains the processes to submit data, manage users and update firm details. The guide is structured in a way that presents processes followed in the same way by all collections first. Where a collection has additional processes or information, these can be found in the Appendices. Please ensure you read the full guide and your relevant appendix before using the system.

PDFBEEDS User guide

Please refer to your collections appendix to find your Bank of England contact details.

Please refer to the 'Interpreting BEEDS portal error messages' document to find examples and solutions to some of the most common errors seen in BEEDS Portal. For data collections reported in an XBRL format, please refer to the Filing Manual for guidance on collection specific error messages which may require referral to an IT department or software vendor and which ones are as a result of the data entered. 

PDFInterpreting BEEDS portal error messages

XBRL Taxonomy entry point mapping to Data Collections

The entry point mapping spreadsheet maps individual entry points to the corresponding Data Collection.

Entry point mapping

Updates

External UAT Window Open

We currently have a UAT window open for the following collections:

  • Branch Returns
  • CSDR
  • Statistical Reporting*

Communications regarding this have been sent to all Principal Users, who have also been set up in the UAT environment. Please speak to your firms principal user if you wish to be set up as an additional user. 

*Please note that changes relating to Version 1.2.3 of the Statistical Taxonomy are not yet in UAT or LIVE environments, but will be in readiness for end-June reporting. 

This window will close on 30 June 2022. Please contact BEEDSqueries@bankofengland.co.uk if you have any access issues. 

Branch Returns Reporting – H1 2022

All firms reporting Branch Returns are required to submit H1 2022 returns via BEEDS. Please note that an updated Branch Return Excel form and schema have been published to align with changes introduced in PS25/21 Responses to CP13/21 ‘Occasional Consultation Paper’. The validations spreadsheet has also been updated. The changes are effective from Tuesday 31 May 2022 and therefore the updated Excel form must be used from reporting reference date 30 June 2022. A common problems and queries document has been published alongside this release.

If your firm is not already on-boarded to BEEDS, please email BEEDSqueries@bankofengland.co.uk.

Leverage Ratio

Leverage Ratio reporting is now LIVE in BEEDS.

If you were expecting to submit Leverage ratio returns but can't see them in BEEDS or your firm have yet to be set up in BEEDS please contact Capital.Data@bankofengland.co.uk.

Contact

For queries relating to the BEEDS portal, please contact BEEDSQueries@bankofengland.co.uk or +44 (0) 20 3461 5360.

If you have a question relating to reporting requirements or validations, please contact the relevant business area. All contact details can be found in the table below.

Data collections

Below you will find additional information for individual collections submitted via BEEDS, along with their respective documentation.

This page was last updated 21 June 2022

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