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 […]


Mark Pont to Rob Kent-Smith: Experimental Estimates of GVA using Double Deflation

5 January 2021

Dear Rob Experimental Estimates of GVA (Gross Value Added) using Double Deflation I am writing to you following our review of ONS’s recent publication: Producing an alternate approach to GDP using experimental estimates of GVA. These new experimental estimates of […]

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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 […]