Papers of Incomes Data Services Ltd

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and subject files, some publications about various benefits including pensions and agreements, 1974-1982.

Administrative / Biographical History

Incomes Data Services Ltd (IDS) was established in 1965 and is an industrial relations research centre which provides information on wages, salaries, and conditions of employment by means of various publications. Incomes Data Services Ltd is a commercial undertaking.


The files retain their original arrangement. Two series were deposited: files arranged by type of industry or national bargaining group, and files arranged alphabetically by company name.

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited with the Centre by Incomes Data Services Ltd in 1993.

Other Finding Aids

Originally catalogued by J Burman and C Woodland in November 1993 using Word 6.0. A box list is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A copy of this collection level description is available in the Centre's searchroom.

An authority record exists for Incomes Data Services Ltd (GB 152 AAR1836).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Most of the Incomes Data Services publications are available for consultation in the University of Warwick Library.