Content written by Peter Gutmann

UK consumer price deflation continues in October

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 0.1% in the year to October, the same as in the year to September. This was in line with Experian’s expectations and continued the trend of inflation hovering...

Blog - Nov 2015
UK unemployment rate falls to 7 year low

Yesterday’s labour market figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirm Experian’s predictions that labour market conditions remain generally...

Blog - Nov 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 GDP: 2013q1 second estimate

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

Blog - May 2013
UK Retail Sales: May 2013 Release

Peter Gutmann discusses recent trends in the UK's Retail...

Blog - May 2013
UK Consumer Prices: May 2013 Release

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...

Blog - May 2013
UK retail sales – February release

Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that UK retail sales volumes excluding fuel fell by 0.5% (seasonally adjusted) between December and...

Blog - Feb 2013