Reports

AUTHOR(S) SURNAME, First Name or Initials. or ORGANISATION NAME, Year of Publication. Title. Place: Publisher. (often the organisation itself)

Example: CARE INSPECTORATE, 2014. Improving assessment and case management in criminal justice social work. Dundee: Care Inspectorate.

If you used an online version add the date you accessed it and the web address:

Example: CARE INSPECTORATE, 2014. Improving assessment and case management in criminal justice social work [online]. Dundee: Care Inspectorate. [viewed 08 September 2014]. Available from: https://hub.careinspectorate.com/media/201160/improving-assessment-and-case-management-in-criminal-justice-social-work.pdf

       Examples of in text citation:

An area highlighted for improvement (Care Inspectorate, 2014) includes the need for a more consistent approach to the use of override by assessors.

The Care Inspectorate (2014) has identified the need for a more consistent approach to the use of override by assessors.

Financial or company reports such as those from Mintel or IBISWorld follow the same template:

AUTHOR(S) SURNAME, First Name or Initials. or ORGANISATION NAME, Year of Publication. Title [online]. Place: Publisher. (often the organisation itself). [viewed date]. Available from: http://www...

Example: MINTEL, 2015. Smoking Cessation and E-cigarettes - UK - February 2015 [online]. London: Mintel Group Ltd. [viewed 12 May 2015]. Available from: http://academic.mintel.com/display/715772/

Example: IBISWORLD, 2016. Airports in the UK [online]. London: IBISWorld. [viewed 22 Sept 2016]. Available from: http://www.ibisworld.co.uk

Examples of in text citation:

Smoking cessation and health benefits are just some of the reasons for E-cigarette usage (Mintel Group Ltd, 2015).

IBISWorld (2016) forecasts increasing industry revenue at a compound annual rate of 1.9%.

Internal report from an organisation:

AUTHOR(S) SURNAME, First Name or Initials. or ORGANISATION NAME, Year of Publication. Title.  Internal document. Unpublished.

Example: MOSS, D., 2015. Focus group report. Internal document. Unpublished.

Example of in text citation:

Moss (2015) recorded the positive responses of the focus group.

Confidential report:

ANONYMISED NAME OF AUTHOR, year of publication. Title of document. Confidential document. Unpublished.

Example: COMPANY A, 2016. Recruitment criteria for non-technical grades. Confidential document. Unpublished.

or NAME WITHHELD, 2015. Biopsy protocol. Confidential document. Unpublished.

Example of in text citation:

Interviewers of non-technical grades may show a gender bias (Company A, 2016).