Statistical Notice 2022/02

Statistical Notices update the definitions and guidance contained in the Banking Statistics Yellow Folder
Published on 31 January 2022

Bank of England Statistical Taxonomy 1.2.2 – Corrective Release

Version 1.2.2 of the Bank of England Statistics taxonomy is a corrective release addressing feedback that has been received since the publication of version 1.2.0. All entry points remain the same with this update.

A change log has been published to outline changes between version 1.2.0 and this corrective release. The majority of the items addressed were already detailed in the known issues spreadsheet, which has also been updated. The changes primarily relate to validation rules.

Thank you to those who participated in the recent UAT window.

The next UAT window will open week commencing Monday 28 February.

UAT accounts will be created for all Statistical Reporters and Software Houses. If you do not wish to participate, please ignore the emails that will be automatically generated from the UAT system and sent from If you do not receive an email informing you that returns have been created for your Firm, by 2 March, please contact

Those Firms that opted to report in the first phase of on boarding will be contacted by the BEEDS team shortly.

The box code mapping documents are in the final phase of testing against the corrective release and these will be published in February.

Work on the Excel based solution (alternative reporting method to XBRL) continues and further updates will follow on this.