Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Total 5 Posts
UK avoiding a technical recession, not broader economic malaise2 min read
Friday’s GDP figures are far from reassuring, despite a growth of 0.1% in November, and it is clear that the UK economy is still struggling to gain momentum.
Covid isn’t over.3 min read
Long COVID will have long-lasting impacts on human resources and the economy.
England’s plan B restrictions are lifting – but are some measures here to stay?5 min read
Control measures may be easing in England, but don’t expect the world to return to how it was in January 2020. Cases may be declining, but they are still incredibly high. Already, it’s estimated a million children were off school because of COVID last week.
Don’t believe the claim that only 17,371 people have died from COVID in England and Wales.5 min read
A freedom of information request is only useful if you know how to read the data. Over 140,000 people with pre-existing conditions have died of COVID in the last two years. We should be mourning this tragic loss of life, not minimising it.
When will life return to normal after the pandemic?5 min read
Surveying by the Office for National Statistics shows Brits are increasingly pessimistic about things returning to how they were before.