News

Ons News

Stay up to date on Ons news accross all of our publications

ONS: Age most important personal characteristic in determining life satisfaction

Age is the most important personal characteristic in determining life satisfaction an ONS report showed today.

UK economic growth up in first quarter of 2019

The UK posted 0.5 per cent growth in the first quarter of 2019 the ONS confirmed today.

As more people work from home Selectec says solutions are needed

The ONS Labour Force Survey revealed that the number of people working from home has roughly doubled over the last ten years.

Retail sales rise despite high street troubles

The three months leading up to March 2019 have seen the quantity bought in retail sales rise by 1.6 per cent compared to the previous three months. This first quarter growth has been supported by sustained rises throughout the first three months of the year.

Pressure eased on Bank of England to increase interest rates following house price growth and inflation revelations

The Bank of England has received a boost as the Office for National Statistics announced a six- year low in house price growth today, coinciding with a stable 1.9 per cent rate of inflation.

1.5 million at "high risk" of losing their jobs to automation, say ONS

The Office for National Statistics have published analysis which claims that around 1.5 million jobs in England are “at high” risk of being automated. The analysis also found that women, young people and part-time workers were most at risk of having their roles automated.

ONS: Retail sales rise but food sales fall by biggest margin since December 2016

The Office for National Statistics have released their retail figures for February 2019, showing that retail sales rose by 0.4 per cent but food sales declined by 1.2 per cent. This fall in food sales is the biggest drop since December 2016.

Employment at highest level since records began

Britain’s employment rate has reached its highest level since records began, according to new figures published today. The number of people in work rose by 473,000 in the last year, while the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 per cent in November-January, the lowest rate since 1975.

Featured Organisations

Brentwood Leisure Centre

Brentwood Leisure Trust was formed in 2004 to take over the responsibility of running the Brentwood Centre from the local authority. In 2010, it took ... Read more

Competex

Competex provides specialist accountancy services for interim managers and other senior independent professionals who have left the security of perman... Read more

The Cornelius Vermuyden School

Cornelius Vermuyden School is a mixed comprehensive academy for 907 pupils aged 11 to 16 years in Canvey Island, Essex. The school was newly built in ... Read more

Latest News