The Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) has published a new blog post about the regulation of statistics in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This post includes guidance for producers on issues to consider when making changes to publications and a new policy on rapid assessment.Learn more on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the regulation of statistics
Are you looking to improve your analytical knowledge and skills? Why not contact the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Learning Academy’s Analytical Learning Team to see what courses they have on offer? Although based at the ONS, this team provides support to the whole GSS and wider analytical community. The Learning Academy provides a range […]Learn more on Looking to improve your analytical knowledge and skills?
February’s newsletter for the Government Statistical Service (GSS) was sent out last week. It includes news, blogs, events, vacancies and learning and development updates from across the GSS. Want to subscribe? You can subscribe for the monthly GSS newsletter if you haven’t done so already. Subscribed with .gsi email address? If you already subscribe but […]Learn more on GSS Newsletter: February 2020
A message from the National Statistician and head of the Analysis Function. I am delighted to launch the third Diversity and Inclusion Survey for the Analysis Function. The diversity we have across the analytical community is a great strength. To mark the Civil Service Year of Inclusion, the function will be focusing on inclusivity to […]Learn more on Launch of the Analysis Function’s Diversity and Inclusion Survey
The Good Practice Team have seen an increase in the use of dashboards for sharing statistics. We want to put together some guidance to ensure consistency and good practice across the GSS. To make this guidance useful we are keen to speak to producers and users of dashboards. We want to understand: where dashboards are […]Learn more on Dashboard guidance development – have your say!
A message from the National Statistician. The National Statistics Executive Group (NSEG) is the monthly senior executive committee that I chair, which makes strategic decisions on a range of topics cutting right across the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the whole statistical system. Every year we invite colleagues of any grade or background from […]Learn more on Have your say – join the National Statistics Executive Group
In 2020, our current strategy (Better Statistics, Better Decisions) will come to an end and will be replaced by a new strategy that sets out where we want to go over the next five years. I’ve said on a number of occasions it is vital this strategy is not created in a dark room somewhere […]Learn more on Have your say on our future direction – a message from the National Statistician
It’s the time of year again when you can volunteer for the Analytical Volunteer Programme (AVP)! What is the AVP? The AVP is an annual programme that arranges for government analysts to work in voluntary sector organisations on short-term placements. It provides an excellent opportunity for voluntary sector organisations to benefit from free analytical expertise […]Learn more on Opportunity to help charities get meaningful insights from data
October’s newsletter for the Government Statistical Service (GSS) was sent out today. It includes latest news, blogs, events, vacancies and learning and development updates from across the GSS. Want to subscribe? You can subscribe for the monthly GSS newsletter if you haven’t done so already. Subscribed with .gsi email address? If you already subscribe but […]Learn more on GSS newsletter: October 2019
On 6 August my inbox exploded. Messages of congratulations from friends, family, former and future colleagues. I also received seemingly endless requests to meet up and talk. Needless to say that the almost endless opportunities that this role presents expanded even further with each email that I received. As I take up my position as […]Learn more on A message from new National Statistician Sir Ian Diamond on his first day