UK economy

George Osborne

IMF tells George Osborne: 'up your game'

Brief
Thu 18 Jul, AT 11:57

Despite raising UK's growth forecast, the IMF says Chancellor must do more – but not everyone agrees

Vince Cable

Cable warns of UK's 'zombie companies' heading for bust

One-Minute Read
Tue 16 Jul, AT 12:15

Cable says we need new insolvency laws to cope with companies that will go under when interest rates rise

UK currency

All this economic good news: maybe it's the Carney effect?

Summary
Mon 8 Jul, AT 15:32

Governor's first week at Band of England coincides with flurry of optimistic economic data

Cruise industry gives British economy £2.5bn boost

One-Minute Read
Tue 25 Jun, AT 10:16

Global cruise industry shows 'steady growth' and now provides 66,000 jobs in Britain alone

Bank of England

BOE's Paul Fisher says UK will not recover at same rate as US

One-Minute Read
Wed 12 Jun, AT 10:17

Senior Bank official downplays recent positive data and warns UK is 'one or two years' behind America

UK 'safely in growth mode' and ahead of forecast, says OECD

First Reaction
Tue 11 Jun, AT 10:00

Paris think tank says UK economy performed better than expected in April and recovery is sustained

Double boost for UK's economy

One-Minute Read
Tue 4 Jun, AT 10:01

Manufacturing sector has a 'spring in its step' and British Retail Consortium claims retail sales rose

IMF tells Osborne UK economy long way from recovery

One-Minute Read
Thu 23 May, AT 12:12

IMF calls on Chancellor to boost infrastructure spending but tones down criticism of austerity

GDP: Britain dodges triple-dip recession

One-Minute Read
Thu 25 Apr, AT 09:32

Preliminary figures show GDP grew by 0.3% - relieving pressure on Osborne

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