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U.K. Shoppers

In a study done by KPMG and the British Retail Consortium, consumer spending in October was on the rise to back-up the UK’s economic growth, surprising analysts and economists as it surges on since voters chose to exit the European Union. House...

By Kate Ayers on Nov 7th, 2016
U.K. Manufacturing

Investment plans of manufacturing firms are being put on hold due to the volatility caused by Brexit with loans for the purchase of new equipment remaining low to shore up cash reserves instead. According to research conducted by EEF, the engineering...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 7th, 2016
U.K. Housing

According to UK property company Savills, the growth of house prices in the country will slow down moving into 2017 due to uncertainties surrounding the economy as a result of the referendum that will soon see the UK leave the European Union. Despite...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 4th, 2016
U.K. Construction

Residential projects within the construction sector spiked during the months after Britain chose to exit the EU, it’s fastest pace since March. The Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index, which has been closely watched,...

By Terry Fitzroy on Nov 2nd, 2016
London

The U.K.’s economy is now expected to grow at a faster pace than was originally predicted prior to the referendum. According to independent forecasts compiled by the U.K. Treasury, economists are predicting the country will perform significantly...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 22nd, 2016
Standard & Poors

The ratings agency said just one months data cannot be used as an indicator for the “cloudy longer-term outlook”. Standard & Poor’s ratings agency noted on Monday that the U.K’s appearance of a post-Brexit bounce may...

By Kate Ayers on Sep 12th, 2016
UK Economy

The U.K. still faces challenges as it still has to negotiate trade agreements with the E.U. The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union shocked the country’s economy in June, but the latest data revealed strong signs of a rebound...

By Kim Irwin on Sep 5th, 2016
London Commuters

According to the ONS, vacancies in the three months ending in July went down by 7,000 when 20,000 is seen as a sign of recession. Unemployment benefit claims in the United Kingdom have unexpectedly fallen in July  after the decision of the...

By Kate Ayers on Aug 17th, 2016
UK Imports

UK imports became more expensive as the pound dropped in value against other currencies. The annual inflation rate for the U.K. increased in July by 0.6 percent measured by the Consumer Prices Index inflation rate compared to 0.5 percent in...

By Laura Parrish on Aug 16th, 2016

Data from the CBI conflicted with the update as it said sales volumes decreased. Retail sales in the United Kingdom have rebounded owing to warm weather and huge discounts, which could potentially reverse fears that the economy is grinding to...

By Terry Fitzroy on Aug 9th, 2016