economic growth

Supporting UKTI: Exporting can bring significant benefits to...

Posted on Apr 27 2016 by
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 impacting on staffing, productivity,...

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Consumer spending still leading the way...

Posted on Nov 30 2015 by
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 output shrank by 0.4%....

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Economy slows, but growth still steady...

Posted on Oct 27 2015 by
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. Disappointingly the manufacturing...

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Final Estimate of GDP confirms UK recovery is on track...

Posted on Oct 08 2015 by
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 this year....

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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. Employment failed to rise; in fact, it fell by a marginal...

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An open VAT register could help you make better credit decis...

Posted on Feb 18 2013 by
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. It's a proposal from the...

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