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UK GDP: 2013q1 second estimate

Posted on May 23 2013 by

Peter Gutmann discusses Experian Economics 2013 first quarter second estimate of UK GDP.

UK Retail Sales: May 2013 Release

Posted on May 22 2013 by

Peter Gutmann discusses recent trends in the UK’s Retail sector.

UK Consumer Prices: May 2013 Release

Posted on May 21 2013 by

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) annual inflation rate showed an unexpected and marked fall in April to 2.4%, after six consecutive months in a tight range of 2.7% to 2.8%.

Two out of three UK adults plan to improve their finances by switching this year

Posted on May 20 2013 by

Two out of three UK adults plan to improve their finances by switching this year. Cost of existing financial commitments and an inability to afford repayments is the main driver.

20th May 2013: Labour Market Round-up

Posted on May 20 2013 by

The run of healthy labour market data, defying virtual stagnation in GDP and public sector job cuts in the past year, stalled in early 2013. The combination of job losses and extremely weak earnings growth will keep household incomes under pressure. However, conditions should improve later this year, buoyed by a pick up in the global backdrop, easing inflation and credit conditions.

13th May 2013: UK Housing Market Update

Posted on May 20 2013 by

House price growth is now gradually gaining some momentum. In contrast to our earlier view of a flat housing market in 2013, we now expect some improvement in activity and muted rise in house prices in the year as the government’s Funding for Lending and Help to Buy schemes begin to have an impact on the market.

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Posted on May 07 2013 by

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Posted on May 07 2013 by

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UK Labour Market Statistics – April release

Posted on Apr 22 2013 by

The latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the shine is finally coming off the UK labour market in line with our expectations.

The clamp down on conduct

Posted on Apr 10 2013 by

Lenders will face tough new standards for customer interaction from 1 April 2013, when the UK’s new financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will begin to apply measures to reduce ‘conduct risk’, placing customer needs at the heart of finance strategy, aiming to make certain that a company’s behaviour will result in good outcomes for consumers.