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UK economy

What is deflation, and is it always bad?

Briefing
Tue 24 Mar, AT 14:01

Latest figures show inflation has slowed to zero, prompting fears the economy could go into reverse

The Mole

Inflation rises again: hiccup on the road to economic stability

Tue 20 May, AT 11:27
The Mole

Latest figures play into Ed Miliband's hands – though he appears out-of-touch with his own family finances

The Mole

UK growth up 0.8 per cent: is it good news for enough of us?

Tue 29 Apr, AT 10:29
The Mole

'Fairness' on the agenda as rising growth fails to bring 'feel good factor' to enough of the population

George Osborne

George Osborne's 'Madchester' hair steals speech spotlight

Summary
Tue 1 Oct, AT 11:45

Chancellor was expected to crow about economic recovery, but address far from 'sure-footed'

Shopping; high street; economy; recession

Britain's recovery propped up by consumer spending

Brief
Fri 27 Sep, AT 11:59

UK economy grew 0.7% in the second quarter but lack of trade and investment growth cast shadow over data

More good news for UK economy as BCC sees growth

One-Minute Read
Fri 30 Aug, AT 11:56

British Chamber of Commerce says UK recovery is gaining momentum and predicts unemployment drop

GDP growth boost: is Britain's economic recovery finally on?

First Reaction
Fri 23 Aug, AT 14:10

Second quarter growth figure has been revised upwards by ONS - and it looks sustainable

Gherkin City of London

Britain's healing economy reaches 'escape velocity'

One-Minute Read
Wed 31 Jul, AT 11:20

Leading economists says UK's finances continue to improve and recovery is 'self-sustaining'

Royal baby 'will give economy a brief but positive boost'

One-Minute Read
Mon 22 Jul, AT 15:53

Centre for Retail Research is hoping for a £240m boost in consumer spending when baby arrives

UK economy 'on mend' at last as GDP boost forecast

One-Minute Read
Mon 22 Jul, AT 11:15

Hopes for a jump in growth for second quarter as five surveys provide positive outlook

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