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Statistics show employment rise in 2015

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released figures showing that UK employment rates were up between February and April compared to the three months to January 2015.   278 more words

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Government’s tax credit snatch and grab will hit more than 2.7m working households across the UK

Tax credits are a lifeline for these families,

says Unison general secretary Dave Prentis

Government cuts to tax credits next April will leave more than 2.7 million low to middle income working families across the UK – and their 5.2 million children – significantly worse off, according to new research published today (Saturday) by UNISON. 862 more words


Happiness gap widens in Britain

On average people in Britain are happier than ever rating their happiness at 7.5 out of 10 according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). 174 more words


The government need to learn about the link between correlation and causality. Denial of culpability is not good enough.

Correlation isn’t quite the same as causality. When researchers talk about correlation, what they are saying is that they found a relationship between two, or more, variables. 2,060 more words


The decline in UKSA annual reporting

The UK Statistics Authority publishes annual accounts – it has to. The latest year’s accounts are late – normally published in July for the previous financial year, we still waiting at the end of September. 392 more words

Duchess visits women's prison and meets inmates battling addiction to alcohol and drugs

ON FRIDAY the female inmates of Send prison received a surprise visit from The Duchess of Cambridge.

The inmates at the prison are receiving help from the rehabilitation of Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt). 463 more words

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Fermanagh is the happiest place in the UK!

The BBC reported today that Fermanagh is the happiest place in the UK according to a recent survey by the ONS. Is there a link with the exceptional freshwater biodiversity levels we found during our work in the Upper Lough Erne region, part of Co. 43 more words

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