Office for National Statistics

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Houses for ‘ghosts’: ONS overestimated growth in many areas, census suggests
Population growth overestimated in some areas and underestimated in others, data from 2021 census suggests

Robert Booth and Caelainn Barr

29, Jun, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Almost half of adults in Great Britain cut back on food spending – ONS
Smaller grocery bills amid rising cost of living behind 0.5% drop in May, says ONS

Larry Elliott Economics editor

24, Jun, 2022 @3:21 PM

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Tough summer ahead for retailers as UK consumer confidence hits rock bottom
Analysis: Shoppers will be counting their pennies, with inflation predicted to hit 11%

Larry Elliott Economics editor

24, Jun, 2022 @11:23 AM

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Soaring inflation pushes UK borrowing to £14bn in May
Interest on debt payment leaps 70% on a year ago to £7.6bn, a monthly record

Phillip Inman and Larry Elliott

23, Jun, 2022 @8:22 AM

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UK ramps up gas and oil exports to EU amid Russia’s war in Ukraine
Britain’s goods exports to EU a record £16.4bn in April despite impact of Brexit

Richard Partington

13, Jun, 2022 @11:37 AM

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Boris Johnson will be forced out by autumn without ‘positive new agenda’, Lord Frost says – as it happened
Former Brexit minister says prime minister must embrace low-tax, Brexit agenda to survive

Andrew Sparrow

10, Jun, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Rising cost of living a worry for 77% of adults in Great Britain, says ONS
Survey underlines everyday concerns over prices of food, energy and petrol

Phillip Inman

10, Jun, 2022 @11:50 AM

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Pasta, bread and crisps among biggest UK budget food price increases
New way of gathering figures by ONS highlights cost of living pressures on struggling households

Richard Partington and Sarah Butler

30, May, 2022 @11:08 AM

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Almost 500,000 UK small businesses ‘at risk of going bust within weeks’
Federation of Small Businesses calls on Rishi Sunak for more support to deal with ‘ticking timebomb’

Kalyeena Makortoff

30, May, 2022 @8:36 AM

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Hybrid working grew in Great Britain even as Covid rules eased, data shows
More than four in five workers want to continue flexible model despite government push for return to office

Joanna Partridge and Phillip Inman

23, May, 2022 @4:29 PM

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UK inflation: what it means for house prices, savings and pay rises
We answer readers’ questions about how the rise in cost of living will affect them

Hilary Osborne and Larry Elliott

23, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Retail sales in Great Britain jump despite soaring inflation
Part of April increase may be down to people staying in to save money, says ONS

Larry Elliott Economics editor

20, May, 2022 @7:41 AM

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