Law & Business

This page provides access to a range of resources useful for LPC students who are taking the LPC (MSc) Law and Business module.

Premium on-line resources:

EBSCO Business eBooks & eJournals EBSCO law and business guide
Financial Times on-line [sign-up] FT for law & business guide
How to find International News and Journal articles (using Westlaw International)
Legal market and law firms

Alternative on-line resources:

Annual Report Resource Centre Access a wide range current and historical annual reports.
Bank for England The Bank of England provides access to statistics, research and analysis relating to the UK.
Bank for International Settlements The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) compiles and publishes a range of monetary and financial statistics and research.
CIA World Factbook The CIA World factbook provides general information covering the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 countries and enteritis.
Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) CORDIS disseminates information on all EU-funded research projects and their results.
Companies House Find official company information and accounts for all UK registered companies.
Directory of Open Access Journals DOA is a directory of over 5000 Open Access journals, covering a wide variety of subjects.
EDGAR The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (ELGAR) system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
EU Eurostat Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
HM Treasury (Pocket Databank) The Pocket databank is a weekly HM Treasury statistical publication containing major economic indicators.
International Monetary Fund A wide range of publications and data issued by the International Monetary Fund.
London Stock Exchange. Statistics from the London Stock Exchange.
Office for National Statistics The ONS is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and is the recognised national statistical institute for the UK
Principal Global Indicators Internationally comparable data for the Group of 20 economies (G-20) and economies with systemically important financial sectors that are not members of the G-20.
UK National Statistics Official source for data on the UK economy, population and society at national and local level. Summaries and detailed data releases are published free of charge.
United Nations Statistical Data Official portal for United Nation’s statistics.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNTCAD provides free access to statistics and publications from the UN body responsible for dealing with international trade.
United Nations Development Programme UNDP provides access to a wide range of United Nations based research papers and publications.
World Bank Open Knowledge Repository The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research.
World Economic Forum The WEF publishes reports which examining a wide range of global issues.