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 […]Learn more on WWWeb’s the way forward!
Every month we send out a round-up of the latest news and updates. This month’s newsletter includes: Analysis Function Coffee and connect A blog from the International Development Team on GSS partnership working New guidance, such as “Making analytical publications accessible” If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!Learn more on Government Statistical Service newsletter – December 2020
A new pilot version of the Government Statistician Group (GSG) Competency Framework has been published for consultation. You’re invited to read the pilot version and share your feedback with the GSS Careers Team. You can share your feedback on the webpage using the generic feedback form or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This […]Learn more on Have your say in our competency framework review
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 […]Learn more on A change to Harmonisation terminology
The Official Statistics Section of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is seeking new members to serve on its committee from 2021. If you are keen to contribute new ideas for section activities, help organise events and represent the section at meetings then please get in touch. The section is concerned with all types of data […]Learn more on Members needed for Royal Statistical Society committee
Several jobs and placements are available working in government statistics nationwide. Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in pursuing a career in statistics? We currently have two recruitment campaigns running. Statistics recruitment campaign 2020 We have numerous posts available for each of the following officer roles: Statistical Officer – national Higher […]Learn more on Recruitment opportunities across the Government Statistical Service
We’ve just sent out our November newsletter. This month’s newsletter includes: a round-up of the latest news including an update from the Office for Statistics Regulation about their review of the National Statistics designation blog posts, such as the story behind ‘Analysis in Government month’ and how you can shape it. events such as the […]Learn more on Government Statistical Service newsletter – November 2020
Each year, Government Statistical Service (GSS) colleagues of all grades and backgrounds are invited to join the National Statistics Executive Group (NSEG) to bring new and diverse perspectives to discussions. This has been hugely successful, and colleagues have had great things to say about the experience. In order to encourage further participation, we would like […]Learn more on Join the National Statistics Executive Group Shadow Board
Today we join the global celebration of statistics for the third World Statistics Day (WSD). The theme for 2020 is “Connecting the world with data we can trust”. It highlights the importance of providing timely, high-quality and open data to a global audience. This theme feels particularly relevant this year, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […]Learn more on Celebrating World Statistics Day 2020!
The next census for England and Wales will be held on Sunday 21 March 2021. To promote this the Office for National Statistics has launched primary and secondary school programmes. Do you know any children or schools that might like to get involved? Let’s Count! – the primary school campaign The primary school campaign Let’s Count! […]Learn more on Help children get involved with Census 2021