Tag Archives: UK Economy

Bare-bones investigation

The Museum of London has reportedly announced new, ground-breaking research to be undertaken on skeletons from the collection, adding to their    ... more

Conserving creative identity

Stephen Fry is among those who have signed an open letter to the British Government imploring them to save Soho, the    ... more

Economic prosperity potential

As political parties position themselves ahead of the election, John Cridland, CBI Director-General, has spelled out in his New Year message    ... more

Generating future economic prosperity

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), in partnership with Lloyds Bank, hosted its first summit for mid-sized businesses (MSBs) this week.    ... more

Building British infrastructure

China is planning massive investment in the UK infrastructure by 2025, as Beijing seeks a haven for outbound investment, according to    ... more

Prosperity living

The CBI, the Confederation of British Industry, has called for the implementation of childcare subsidies and tax reductions for working families    ... more

Financial progression

According to the European Commission, the economy in the UK is forecast to grow by 2.5 percent in 2015. The British    ... more

Economic localisation

Giving more power to cities like Manchester over their finances might be beneficial, says the RSA City Growth Commission. Allowing UK    ... more

Economic immigration contribution

According to a recent European Commission report, the current UK immigration policy is mostly beneficial to the country. In the report,    ... more

Essential economic role

The total UK coffee shop market is estimated at 16,501 outlets and continues to show strong sales growth of 6.4 percent    ... more

Continuing creative expertise

It has been announced that the UK’s leading visual effects (VFX), animation and games employers have joined forces to create a    ... more

UK economic unionism

An analysis, released by the UK Treasury, has suggested that Scotland’s economic performance is stronger because it is part of the    ... more

Coastal year-round potential

Ten coastal towns have received new funding for projects that may help create and safeguard nearly 1,400 jobs and help with    ... more

Short-term enterprise traction

Britain’s pop-up retail industry is booming. In the last year, the sector produced £2.1 billion in retail turnover, which is the    ... more

Rapid financial escalation

The UK economy will grow faster in 2014 than any other G7 economy, an influential report has forecast. UK GDP growth    ... more

CBI’s continued growth expectation

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has upped its growth forecast for the British economy in 2014. It now expects the    ... more

Fundamental role of medium-sized businesses

In the UK medium-sized business (MSB) market there are around 34,000 firms of 50 to 499 employees. In comparison, there are    ... more

UK construction contributes to economy

Strong growth in the building of new homes and commercial buildings helped the UK’s construction output to improve; showing signs that    ... more

UK housing market sees encouraging “green shoots”

The three months leading to May 2013 saw a record increase in the number of house sales across the UK, which    ... more

UK “top recipient” of foreign investment for ten years running

Over the past decade, the United Kingdom has remained “Europe’s top recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects”, a report by    ... more

UK business confidence hits highest since 2010

UK business confidence has hit its highest level since the autumn of 2010, according to a recent report, which also estimated    ... more

Getting Britain back to work

News of the widely-condemned benefit cap that was applied to four London boroughs on Monday has already begun motivating Britons back    ... more

Financial empowerment in today’s economy

The Office for Budget Responsibility has estimated that the average UK household is £600 a year worse off, while spending power    ... more

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Increased consumer confidence

UK consumer confidence increased in January 2013, according to the findings of a recently released report by researchers GfK NOP. In    ... more

Employment rate in UK rises on the quarter

UK employment rate rises on the quarter, up 100,000

UK unemployment has fallen to 2.51 million, the lowest figure in nearly a year, new ONS data released in November has    ... more

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Kick-start the economy

Creating a national strategy for growth may significantly boost the British economy, former Conservative Party MP Michael Heseltine has said. Speaking    ... more