A number of new pages have just been added to the web site on a variety of topics that all relate to children and young people. As they cover a variety of different topics, different pages can be found in their relevant sections of the web site while key points and links to the various pages have been collated and listed on our new Children & Young People page which will continue to be expanded over time.
In the last week we have added 4 Economic Factsheets to the web site. The first profiles businesses in the area and the other 3 are related to employment looking at unemployment & economic activity, occupations & earnings and workforce skills. They can be found in the Business and Employment sub-sections of the Economy & Jobs section of the web site.
The Somerset Children and Learners Needs Analysis 2013 has now been published. The document (downloadable here) provides a comprehensive overview of the needs of children, young people and families in Somerset.
The State of the Somerset Economy has been updated for 2013. It refreshes and extends the report published in 2011.
Crucially, this new commission incorporates updated statistics for Gross Value Added (GVA) – the principal indicator of economic performance - for 2011 and also a broad range of analyses on Somerset’s historical and projected economic performance drawing on the Heart of the South West Economic Model produced by Oxford Economics. This also includes some projections based on the development of Hinkley Point C.
The new report is available on the Somerset Economic Assessment page of the Economy & Jobs section.
The Somerset Community Safety Strategic Assessment for 2013/14 has been published. The report provides a picture of crime and community safety in Somerset and identifies six priorities for the Safer Somerset Partnership. See our Crime & Community Safety section.