This standard is under review and is expected to be modified. There will be a new issue once it has been re-approved by the ISB.

This Business Data Standard (BDS) has been designed to satisfy all Education Skills and Children’s Services (ESCS) business needs to exchange information about direct service offers.

It describes applicable age ranges, prices and opening hours, in the context of the advertising of direct services and the provision of those services.

This BDS is intended for use by, for example, ICT procurers, system developers, programmers, data modellers and statisticians.