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ONS 2021/22 Strategic Business Plan: Accelerating towards the delivery of our strategy
2020/21 has been a year of significant achievement especially with our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. After 1 year of our 5 year UKSA Strategy, Statistics for the Public Good, we have made considerable progress towards delivering it.
The 2021/22 Strategic Business Plan recognises this, looks to build upon this success and keeps us moving in the same strategic direction. The Strategic Drivers remain the same: Ambitious, Radical, Inclusive and Sustainable. The Strategic Objectives have been rationalised from 12 to 8.
Statistical, Analytical and Invest to Save Priority Themes were developed to help direct the 21/22 Planning Round, which was again a collaborative exercise, with representatives from right across ONS participating in weekly meetings and workshops.
As a result, circa 144 Accountability Framework Objectives have been developed and agreed to achieve the optimum 2021/22 contribution to the 8 Strategic Objectives.
The 2021/22 Strategic Business Plan reflects that it will be another really important year for ONS, maintaining our increased profile with the ongoing contribution to the country's recovery from the pandemic, including the economic response, and the Government Agendas through:
- The COVID-19 Infection Survey/Health Surveillance
- The Integrated Data Programme
- Economic and Public Policy Statistics and Analysis
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ONS at the Darlington Economic Campus17/08/2021 13:15:00
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is pleased to be supporting the Darlington Economic Campus project, which will see the ONS establish its first permanent presence in the north of England.
50 years of social change as told through the census09/08/2021 15:15:15
Life in England and Wales changed dramatically between 1961 and 2011, from shifts in housing and population, to everyday amenities and for the first time new digitised data from the 1961 Census Small Area Statistics can reveal the changes for local areas.
Office for National Statistics win top Royal Statistical Society award16/07/2021 15:15:15
The Office for National Statistics' (ONS) analysis showing that people from certain ethnicities had a higher risk of dying from COVID-19 has been recognised by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) with the renowned Campion Award.
ONS helps launch new data science bootcamp for London government13/07/2021 15:15:15
A new bootcamp to increase data science skills across London's local government was yesterday (Monday 12 July) launched by the Office for National Statistics' (ONS) Data Science Campus and the London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI).
Office for National Statistics donates devices to local charities05/07/2021 09:25:00
The Newport-based Office for National Statistics (ONS) has teamed up with South Wales charity Wastesavers find good homes for 135 pieces of their old IT equipment.
New research improves our understanding of the higher death rate involving coronavirus among disabled people in England16/06/2021 13:25:00
Research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine finds that disabled people in England are at increased risk of death involving coronavirus (COVID-19) than non-disabled people.
Office for National Statistics and the Alan Turing Institute join forces to produce better and faster estimates of changes to our economy16/06/2021 10:10:00
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and The Alan Turing Institute have announced a new strategic partnership to produce close to real-time economic statistics to help track changes in the economy while preserving privacy.
ONS’ mental health awareness and support recognised with gold award09/06/2021 16:15:00
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been recognised for its focus on workplace wellbeing with a Gold Award from mental health charity Mind.
New research provides further insight into occupational differences in COVID-19 mortality19/05/2021 12:25:00
Collaborative press release between the ONS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Office for National Statistics and University of Manchester on occupational differences in Covid mortality.