Business activity falls for first time in over 2 years

Business activity declines for the first time in over two years

The latest data for March has shown a marginal reduction in business activity across the UK service sector, ending just over two and a...
Manufacturers stockpile at record levels

UK Manufacturers stockpile at record levels

UK Manufacturing hit a 13-month high in March, as companies stepped up production in advance of Brexit, with stockpiling rising to record levels. The IHS...
Employment rate highest since 1971

UK employment at highest level for 48 years

UK employment rate hit its highest level since 1971, with unemployment falling to 3.9% in the three months to January 2019. Unemployment...
691 million contactless card transactions in the UK in December 2018

691 million contactless payments in one month

There were 691 million contactless card payments in the UK in December 2018, a 27.5 per cent increase from the same month the previous...
UK Economy bounces back in January

Economy bounces back in new year

The UK economy bounced back in January with GDP rising by 0.5%, offsetting the -0.4% decline in December. The latest figures from the Office...
UK Economy close to stagnation

UK Economy close to stagnation

The UK ecomony is close to stagnation and on course to grow just 0.1% in the first quarter, according to the latest UK Sevices...
Construction declines for first time in 11 months

Construction down for first time in 11 months

Construction activity has declined for first time in 11 months. February's IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI dropped to 49.5, down from 50.6 in January,...
Employment highest level since 1971

Employment highest since 1971

The employment rate for October to December 2018 was the joint-highest since 1971, according to the latest ONS figures.
New orders decline for the first time in two-and-a-half years

January blues for UK economy

The UK economy is at risk of stalling, or even worse, as escalating Brexit uncertainty coincides with a wider slower slowdown in the global...
UK construction output weakens

UK Construction at 10 month low

The UK construction sector slowed to its weakest rate in 10 months, according to the latest figures, with Brexit uncertainty causing a slowdown on...
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