Statistical Notice 2023/08

Statistical Notices update the definitions and guidance contained in the Banking Statistics Yellow Folder
Published on 20 October 2023

Statistical and Form IPA UAT Testing 

Please be advised that the next opportunity to test Statistical and Form IPA submissions in the BEEDS UAT environment is 30 October - 24 November 2023. This will be the final UAT window for Form IPA reporters before the new collection template goes live in December 2023 for November 2023 reporting.

You do not need to request access, accounts and returns will be created for ALL existing statistical and Form IPA Reporters.

Please be advised that rule boe_IP_v0031 will be disabled on Form IPA, this will be deployed to the UAT environment for this testing window.

Following the first IPA UAT window, the known issues log will be updated in due course: this will include information for rule boe_IP_v0018. For further information, Form IPA reporting firms should refer to this log.

For any Form IPA queries, please contact


A summary of all Statistical Notice items that are yet to come into effect are also available to view on the Statistical notices page. Statistical Notices should be received by all those responsible for the completion of Bank of England returns. To amend the circulation list please subscribe.

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