House prices set to cool in November

Halifax has said that house prices are likely to cool in November. After house prices surged up to...
UK Retail

Retail sales surge in November

November saw UK retail sales jump 1.4%. Retail sales for December are likely to be less positive as...

GDP grows just 0.1%

The UK economy stood still in November as GDP grew just 0.1%. Whilst analysts expected a growth of 0.4%,...
UK government

UK government borrowing dips in October

Public borrowing was less than expected for October. According to the Office of National Statistics, UK borrowing last...

Retail sales rise 0.8%

New figures have found retail sales to rise in October after five months of decline or no movement.

Remote working vacancies fall from record highs

New data has found that the number of remote working vacancies has fallen from record highs of 130,000 in June to 99,000...
Inflation

Inflation dips in September

Inflation has dropped in the year to September to 3.1% - down from 3.2% in August. According to...

GDP picks up in August

The UK GDP was up 0.4% in August, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics.
Living Wage

Starting salaries rise at rapid rate

A new survey from KPMG and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has found starter salaries to be rising at the fastest...
Inflation

UK inflation jumps to 3.2%

New data showed inflation to rise at the fastest rate since records began. Since records began in 1997,...
regulation

Life returns to London as commuters are back

The London Underground recorded its busiest morning since March 2020 on Monday. The increase in underground journeys was 17%...

Stocks & oil rise on US vaccine optimism

Markets start the week in a positive mood around vaccine optimism. As America’s drug regulator gave full approval...

Retail sales jump as restrictions ease

The lifting of Covid restrictions has led to the UK's best quarter for retail sales. Retail sales surged...
UK economy

Economy grows 0.8% in May

The UK economy grew by 0.8% in May - the fourth consecutive month of growth. New figures from the...
tech

Job market surges as economy picks up

Around 200,000 new jobs were posted in the UK last week. As the economy picks back up, more...
summit

Government borrowing hits £24.3bn in May

The latest numbers from the Office for National Statistics have found UK government to hit £24.3bn - despite the economy reopening.

Retail sales slump in May

Retail sales fell in May across the UK as people spent more money in hospitality rather than online and in supermarkets.
UK unemployment

UK unemployment falls to 4.7%

The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 4.7%, new figures have shown. Between February and April the unemployment...

UK economy grows 2.3% in April

The UK economy grew by 2.3% in April, which is the fastest monthly growth since June 2020. The...

Pubs predicted £80m revenue loss over bank holiday

The British Beer and Pub Association has said that pubs in the UK are expected to sell 21m less pints than usual...