Posts by John Allcoat

Building on firm foundations: Using new data sources to transform construction statistics

The Office for National Statistics is increasingly looking to harness alternative data sources from both Government and the private sector, to improve the quality of statistics and reduce the burden for firms needing to filling out questionnaires. Here John Allcoat explains how we regained national statistics status for our statistics by using a wider set of private sector data sources to help us improve our estimates of the construction industry.

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