The Government Statistical Service (GSS) People Committee is launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) reverse mentoring scheme for the Government Statistician Group (GSG). The scheme forms part of our commitment to staff development and to build inclusion across the profession.Learn more on Launch of the Government Statistician Group Reverse Mentoring Scheme
We’ve just sent out the latest GSS newsletter. Featuring: Reproducible Analytical Pipelines blog, Data Science festival week and current vacancies. Please note an earlier version of this newsletter included a different description for the RSS sex and gender event. If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS newsletter September 2020
We’ve just sent out the latest GSS newsletter. Featuring: Requests for help on the user engagement survey, diversity and inclusion, upcoming events and current vacancies. If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS Newsletter August 2020
As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the committee of the GSS 2020 Conference have made the difficult decision to postpone until early 2021 (dates, times and locations are yet to be confirmed). They would like to apologise to anyone who has started making arrangements but the safety of those organising and attending is […]Learn more on GSS Conference 2020: an update
Today the UK Statistics Authority have launched their new strategy for the UK statistical system: Statistics for the Public Good. A message about the new strategy from Sir David Norgrove, Chair of the UK Statistics Authority: This vision sets out how we will inform the UK, improve lives and build towards the future. Your contributions […]Learn more on Statistics for the Public Good: the new strategy for the UK statistical system
If you didn’t know, the GSS Newsletter now goes out on a fortnightly basis. The latest newsletter has just been sent out. High tempo harmonisation, a blog post from the Office for Statistics Regulation and some podcast favourites are just some of the features in this one. If you haven’t already signed-up – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS Newsletter 2 July 2020
Want to be sure you’ve got your quality assurance covered? The Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) have put together a list of questions analysts producing statistics can use when considering quality at each stage of production. This is not intended to be used as a checklist. It is designed to be used alongside your organisation’s […]Learn more on Thinking about quality when producing statistics
Register for Civil Service Live Online now to secure your place, and build your own personalised agenda for the two-day event. This year’s Civil Service Live will look a little different, taking place online, on 14 and 15 July. The online event will still be the biggest single learning opportunity of the year for civil […]Learn more on Civil Service Live Online: registration is now open!
National Statistician Ian Diamond has made his second appearance on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show is as many months. Sir Ian was interviewed by Nick Robinson on the latest results from GSS surveys, covering topics including whether the number of new infections were levelling off and disparity on the impact of those in ethnic minority […]Learn more on How has a bear helped Russians socially distance? Ian Diamond explains!