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Opportunity to help charities get meaningful insights from data

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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 […]

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GSS newsletter: October 2019

Archived News | Newsletter

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 […]

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A message from new National Statistician Sir Ian Diamond on his first day

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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 […]

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Changes to measuring respondent burden imposed by statistical surveys across the GSS

Archived News | Learning and development

The Code of Practice for Statistics provides producers of official statistics with detailed practices they must commit to. It also provides producers of non-official statistics with a framework they can voluntarily comply with. Within the Code, Practice V5.5 requires producers of statistics to monitor the burden on those providing their information (the respondents). In order […]

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Changes to the way you request content to be added to the GSS website

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The process for requesting content to be put on the Government Statistical Service (GSS) website has changed. What’s changed? If you would like content to be added,  you must now fill in the online content request form. This request will then come through to the GSS website team who will deal with your request promptly. Simply […]

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New GSS Quality Statistics in Government guidance launched

Archived News | Guidance

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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GSS newsletter: September 2019

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September’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 […]

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