In an era when ‘national treasures’ come and go, it’s rare to find something that’s earned the public’s trust and affection generation after generation. But every 10 years, residents in England and Wales take the time to participate in the census. Ian Cope explains how we’re already planning for 2021.Read more on Keeping the census relevant in a changing world
As part of ONS’s transformation plans we’re working to introduce new sources of data that will help improve the quality, detail and timeliness of the UK’s key economic statistics.Read more on Hard data, faster – getting more detailed GDP figures, sooner
28 January is Data Privacy Day, and one of its aims is to raise awareness of best practice in data protection. Pete Stokes discusses how ONS makes data available for research, while protecting confidentiality at all times.Read more on The ‘Five Safes’ – Data Privacy at ONS
A key ONS business survey has just gone ‘digital by default’. Jason Bradbury explains how ONS is transforming its approach to data collection.Read more on Transforming our approach to collecting data – ONS retail survey goes online.
The new Data Science Campus development (pic) taking shape at Newport symbolises the fundamental change happening across ONS. Here Frankie Kay gives a progress report on the modernisation of the economic statistics Newport produces.Read more on Building the future of economic data – progress report from Frankie Kay