Percentage of VAT registered businesses showing year-on-year employment growth. This indicator will include those businesses registered for VAT with less than 50 employment (around 98% of all VAT registered enterprises). It will measure the proportion of those businesses showing year on year employment growth, where employment is measured as the number of employees (full and part-time) plus the number of self-employed people that run the business.
Source: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Publisher: DCLG Floor Targets Interactive
Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National
Geographic coverage: England
Time coverage: 2002/03 to 2008/09
Notes: At the start of 2006 the VAT threshold was an annual turnover of 60,000 and 1.85 million of the estimated 4.3 million enterprises in the UK were VAT registered.