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User engagement strategy launch – book your place!

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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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Making spreadsheets accessible – guidance coming soon

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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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A change to Harmonisation terminology

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Harmonisation is now using new terminology. After wide consultation across the GSS, topic groups and beyond, harmonised standards and harmonisation guidance replace harmonised principles. The change aims to make harmonisation work more transparent, and to help our users understand what each tool is for. Misinterpretation, inconsistent use and poor communication are […]

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Updated guidance on data visualisation

Archived News | Guidance

Today the Government Statistical Service (GSS) Good Practice Team have published their updated guidance Introduction to data visualisation. This guidance replaces the original 2017 document Designing effective tables, graphs and maps and contains key principles to consider when presenting statistical data. This guidance is intended for producers of official statistics who need to design data visualisations […]

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New GSS Quality Statistics in Government guidance launched

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The GSS Quality Statistics in Government guidance has been launched. This guidance was developed by the Best Practice and Impact (BPI) division through consultation with key stakeholders across the GSS. It complements the Quality Statistics in Government training offered by the Government Statistical Service (GSS) Quality Centre. This guidance helps producers of statistics to meet […]

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