ONS has radical plans to fundamentally update and enhance the way it calculates many of the UK’s key economic statistics. More detailed information about the dominant services sector and more data on smaller firms add up to the biggest overhaul of GDP in a generation, as Rob Kent-Smith reveals.Read more on Transforming GDP: Economic statistics for a digital age
When it comes to UK exports, London sells financial services and the rest of the country does manufactured goods, right? Wrong. New work from ONS shows what services the countries and regions of the UK are selling in international markets. James Harris explains.Read more on Revealing the exports map of Britain – what ONS is learning about international trade in services
Alison Adams explains how ONS is leading the way in developing a degree level apprenticeship – based data science qualification….Read more on Apprenticeships at ONS – Taking data science opportunities to the next level
With complex international trade negotiations in prospect for the UK, Jonathan Athow explains how ONS is addressing the asymmetries in global trade statistics.Read more on Measuring trade – why does the world seem to import more than it exports?