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Buoyant September retail sales data support Experian’s view that consumers…

Today’s release from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that Retail Sales volumes grew by 1.9% in September, the biggest monthly gain since December...

Blog - Oct 2015
UK labour market regains vigour in line with Experian expectations

The key points comparing the three months to August 2015 with the three months to May were: Employment rose by 140,000. The number of employees was up 120,000, accompanied by a rise of 29,000 in...

Blog - Oct 2015
Experian expects retail sales volumes to pick up in the…

Retail sales continue to grow but the pace has eased markedly from the exceptional rate seen earlier this year. However Experian anticipates that the growth rate will pick up over the next few...

Blog - Sep 2015
Is the Living wage enough to offset the latest welfare…

Experian Economic’s latest income tracker update shows a significant widening in the gap between the discretionary income gains of the upmarket group and the price sensitive group beyond 2015....

Blog - Sep 2015
Experian expects UK labour market to continue to firm as…

Today’s release from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that as the UK economic upturn matures as the UK labour market remains...

Blog - Sep 2015
Latest UK Labour Market Statistics – August 2015

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest that the UK labour market continues to cool; with many indicators showing signs of settling at a more sustainable level following...

Blog - Aug 2015
UK economic growth to remain solid for rest of 2015

The UK economy got back on track in 2015q2 with growth at 0.7% q-on-q. Expansion remains driven by consumer spending as export-reliant industries continue to struggle against the backdrop of a strong...

Blog - Aug 2015
What does the first estimates of 2015 Q2 UK GDP…

The first estimate of UK GDP for the second quarter of 2015 confirmed our expectations that the economy bounced back strongly in the spring, growing by 0.7% q-o-q, up from 0.4% in 2015q1. The latest...

Blog - Jul 2015
Stress tests are here to stay, are you prepared?

The BOE published the results of its first ever ‘concurrent’ stress testing exercise. The economic scenario applied in the stress test was severe....

Blog - Dec 2014