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Human Resource Management: Company & Financial Information

Company Information

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The library doesn't just subscribe to books and journals, we also have access to a variety of business databases.

Here are some key databases for company information

Can't find what you're looking for on this page?  See our A-Z list of e-resources, or contact one of the WBS librarians with a specific enquiry.

FAME (Financial Analysis Made Easy)

A full-text database with up to 10 years financial information for over 130,000 public and private UK companies.

Key features: find companies in a particular industry, find UK company reports including key financials, create company mailing lists and peer analyses.

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Primarily a source for newspapers but also contains company information.  Useful for finding global company information.  Click on the Companies / Markets tab at the top of the Factiva screen, then select the company link.

Key features: Charted 5 year key financial results for listed companies (sales, income, employees), and 3 year financial results for top unlisted US companies; peer comparison; ratio reports; quick links to the latest news on the company.

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Business Source Complete

BSC contains full-text journals but also has company information.

Key features: basic company information; MarketLine company profiles; quick links to search for your company in journals; company SWOT analyses; related industry reports.

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Datastream is available via Thomson Reuters Eikon tool.  Datastream has global economic, securities and company data.  It is a numeric database containing share prices, commodities, bonds, economic indicators and company accounts.  Updated daily.

** Dedicated online terminal at Marylebone Library.  No off-campus access **

Key features: historical financial information; quantitative data for companies quoted on the stock exchange; download graphs and data using the Excel plug-in.


Market Research Information

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Data & Statistics

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Country Information

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