There has been much debate about ONS’s range of inflation indices and differing uses for them. One of the less talked about measures are the Household Cost Indices (HCIs), which show the impact of price changes on household budgets. Here Chris Payne writes about their development and what they can tell us.Read more on Measuring inflation: does how you pay matter?
This weekend the clocks go forward in the UK as we sacrifice an hour of sleep in the morning for an extra hour of sunlight in the evening. ONS has been exploring the link between how we spend our time and our personal well-being. As Chris Payne happily explains, it’s a case of less work and more play.Read more on Time for a change?