Assessment Report: UK Business Demography Statistics

28 October 2020

In 2020, we fully assessed ONS Business Demography statistics, reviewing their compliance against each of the pillars in the Code of Practice for Statistics. Key Findings Our view is that ONS should aim for its business demography statistics to be considered key […]


Response from Ed Humpherson to Shaun Richards: ONS Average earnings figures

19 March 2021

Dear Mr Richards, Average Weekly Earnings Flaw October to December 2020 from ONS Thank you for your letter expressing concerns about the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) statistics published on 23 February 2021 and linking to […]

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The Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) takes further steps to bolster the value of public finance statistics for the UK’s countries and regions

30 September 2019

Today Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation at the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) has recommended that the Chief Statisticians in the UK’s devolved countries, together with the Office for National Statistics, the OBR and HM Treasury, adopt a multi-agency […]