On 14 September 2007, Northern Rock became the first UK bank in 150 years to suffer a bank run. This is typically seen as the first sign of the Global Financial Crisis beginning to unfold in the UK. As we approach the tenth anniversary of this landmark moment, ONS has published analysis of its new ‘Flow of Funds’ data showing just how the risks built up in the run-up to the crisis. Richard Campbell explains…Read more
On current projections almost 1 in 6 of the world’s population will be aged 60 or over by 2030 and there are many gaps in the knowledge we need to inform the social and economic policy response.
Emma Rourke explains how ONS is rising to the challenge.
Danny Langley reflects on results from this year’s ONS customer satisfaction survey and how it is evolving. Every year ONS…Read more
In this guest blog, Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy and Volunteering at The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)…Read more
Rhian Murphy explains how the move online for the Retail Sales Inquiry (RSI) survey has already brought early benefits. The…Read more