economic growth

Supporting UKTI: Exporting can bring significant benefits to your business

SMEs can be reluctant to explore markets beyond the UK borders but latest research from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) shows that exporting has significant benefits for businesses, positively...

Blog - Apr 2016
Consumer spending still leading the way

The second estimate of GDP was unrevised from the first, confirming growth at 0.5% q-o-q in 2015q3, after 0.7% in 2015 Q2. Solid growth in services at 0.7% outweighed weakness in manufacturing, where...

Blog - Nov 2015
Economy slows, but growth still steady

GDP growth slowed to 0.5% in 2015 Q3, down from 0.7% in the previous three months. The services sector continued to drive the recovery and saw increases in all 4 of the main services aggregates....

Blog - Oct 2015
Final Estimate of GDP confirms UK recovery is on track

Experian’s view that the UK economic upswing remains on track was supported by official data released today, which confirmed that the economy grew by 0.7% in real terms in the second quarter of...

Blog - Oct 2015
UK Labour Market Statistics – April release

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...

Blog - Apr 2013
An open VAT register could help you make better credit…

Making the HMRC VAT Register public would help SME’s, Banks, Insurance firms, Telcos and many other businesses make more informed credit decisions. When you get a moment, take a look at this link....

Blog - Feb 2013