This report presents the research that has been done during the development of the first harmonised standard for socio-economic background.Learn more on Development of the socio-economic background harmonised standard: research findings
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This guidance sets out how to collect and report statistics about socio-economic background to ensure statistics about this topic are as comparable as possible across government.Learn more on Socio-economic background harmonised standard
Examples of how to use our recommended colour palettes in charts using R and Python code and Microsoft theme files.Learn more on Using our colour palettes in Microsoft, R and Python
This guidance has been created to help you make decisions about the amount of research and design needed for survey questions and materials.Learn more on The three levels of Respondent Centred Design (RCD)
This checklist is designed to help you implement our data visualisation charts guidance and e-learning.Learn more on Accessible charts: a checklist of the basics
These resources are to be used alongside our 'releasing statistics in spreadsheets' guidance.Learn more on Resources to use with our releasing statistics in spreadsheets guidance
These principles should be used alongside the 10 steps of the Respondent Centred Design Framework when developing a survey. This will help reduce respondent burden and improve data quality.Learn more on Office for National Statistics (ONS) Survey Strategy Research and Development Principles (SSRDP)
A review of mental health harmonisation.Learn more on Review of mental health harmonisation
A review of the disability harmonised standard that aims to ensure that disability standards meet user needs and explore any potential improvements.Learn more on Review of disability data harmonised standards