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Join the front line of COVID-19 analysis

Want the chance to work on ‘cutting edge’ analysis used to inform government policy on coronavirus (COVID-19)? The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is offering placements for professionals in data, analysis, policy, and project or programme support. The placements offer you experience of working with world leading analysts, supporting the response to the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Updates to the Sustainable Development Goal indicators

News | Data, News | Sustainability

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) team at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have begun a project to put in place several changes to the SDG indicators. Our work will ensure the indicators comply with 36 changes to the SDG indicators recommended by the United Nations (UN) in March 2020. The changes include replacing, deleting, […]

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Government Statistical Service newsletter – February 2021

News | Newsletter

Every month we send out a round-up of the latest news, blogs and other updates. This month’s newsletter includes: A reminder for Government Statistician Group members to check their management information is up to date Beck Keane’s blog about her leadership journey The user engagement strategy for statistics launch event The new e-learning version of […]

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User engagement strategy launch – book your place!

News | Guidance, News | Statistics

We’re excited to announce that the user engagement strategy for statistics has now been signed off.  It has been endorsed by chief statisticians from across the UK, ready for our launch, this month. The strategy is centred around three goals, also known as ‘the three C’s’: collaboration capability culture These goals will help deliver our […]

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Government Statistician Group volunteers required for Analysis Function online skills tool

Are you keen to understand what skills are needed for roles across the Government Analysis Function? And any areas you might want to develop in readiness for your next role? Throughout 2020, the Government Statistical Service (GSS) took part in the trial of an online skills tool with volunteers from across all areas of the analytical […]

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Making spreadsheets accessible – guidance coming soon

News | Guidance

The Good Practice Team are working on creating guidance on how to make spreadsheet documents meet the legal accessibility regulations. This will build on the ‘Making analytical publications accessible‘ guidance and will be incorporated into the ‘Releasing statistics in spreadsheets‘ guidance. We have a lot of questions that need answering, such as: What are the […]

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WWWeb’s the way forward!

News | Methodology

The way we interact, collaborate and work together changed a lot in 2020. We are always seeking more imaginative ways to share information and generally connect with colleagues as well as family and friends. Events are a great way to bring everyone together to collaborate and learn about interesting and engaging topics. Since the start […]

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