Regulation blog

This is a blog by the Director General for Regulation, Ed Humpherson and other team members at the Office for Statistics Regulation.

Automation and Technology: Getting the full picture

When you think about the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) you may initially think of us as a group of people who make sure that statistics are being used correctly,…

An analyst’s job is never done

‘Don’t trust the data. If you’ve found something interesting, something has probably gone wrong!’ Maybe you’ve been there too? It was a key lesson I learnt as a junior researcher.…

Closing data gaps: understanding the impact of Covid-19 on income

In recent weeks, you may have spoken with friends and family who’ve seen their income and living standards impacted in some way by COVID-19. They may have been furloughed and…

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