This business data standard (BDS) has been designed to satisfy all education skills and children’s services (ESCS) business needs to exchange information about a party.
It describes data that relates directly to a party. A party is defined as a person or organisation known to and recorded by the education, skills, and children's services system.
This is version 7.0, it replaces version 6.0 of the standard.
This BDS is intended for use by, for example, ICT procurers, system developers, programmers, data modellers and statisticians.
Business data standard for party with ISB status Approved: Recommended.