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Interest rates

UK households prepare for interest rate hikes

Financial information and services company Markit released its latest Markit Household Finance Index (HFI) for the UK on Wednesday, which revealed that British households expect a rise in the Bank of England base rate before the end of the year. […]

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National Institute of Economic & Social Research forecasts 2.9% growth for UK economy

Economic and social research organisation the National Institute of Economic & Social Research (NIESR) released its latest forecast for the UK economy on Tuesday, revealing that it expects

Tesco continue to struggle

Tesco shelves plans for new outlets and announces closure of 43 unprofitable UK stores

Despite an improvement in its Christmas sales figures, supermarket giant Tesco is

UK economy growing

EEF survey indicates increased confidence in UK investment, jobs and pay

Optimism for economic recovery in the UK is growing according to the latest survey on pay settlements conducted by manufacturing industry organisation EEF, which works to


BCC Quarterly Economic Survey reveals strong growth in UK manufacturing and service sectors

The economy in the UK is showing further signs of recovery, results from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Quarterly Economic Survey reveal today. Over 7,400 businesses took part

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Positive UK GDP figures for the second quarter of 2013 — Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published figures today from the latest revision of the UK gross domestic product (GDP) for Q2 2013. Today's gross domestic product (GDP) figures

UK returns to growth

Significant growth in new businesses for UK service sector

Markit and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) released today the UK’s service sector report for August 2013. Data received from the survey of 700 firms

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Scotland’s economy outperforming the rest of the UK

HM Treasury today released the fifth paper in its Scotland analysis series, revealing that as a result of being part of an integrated UK, Scotland is outperforming most other

UK economy driven by automotive industry

CBI revises growth forecast for UK economy to 1.2% for 2013

GDP growth of 1.2% in 2013 has been forecast by the CBI, a UK business lobbying organisation that represents 240,000 UK businesses at a national and international level. This

Service Sector

Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply reveals further rise in UK services sector activity

The UK's Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) announced on Wednesday that its latest Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the services sector registered at 56.9 for

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