A bunch of lazy slackers we definitely are not, but if we are to achieve the levels of economic growth we desperately need in the UK, we are going to have to sort out our historically low productivity problem.
Our September 2017 economic statistics unfortunately unveil a month mired with data that pointed out issues within the UK economy.
As was suggested by Mariano Mamertino, EMEA economist of Indeed: “Britain’s employment picture is starting to look more anomaly than achievement.” We unveil further details on the issue in our July 2017 economic statistics roundup.
With 8 June so close at hand, we decided to turn the direction of our May 2017 economic statistics report towards the impact of the general election.
Amid the launch of the Apprenticeship Levy and increase of National Minimum Wage, prime minister Theresa May announced a snap election – an event we analysed in our roundup of April 2017 economic statistics.
The United Kingdom: What does it have to offer the global market and how can it use its natural strengths to build its own economy, without submitting to global demands for products and services it’s not already known for?
Economists from Warwick Business School (WBS), on their mission to see into the future, found little evidence to suggest Brexit would lead to disappointing growth in 2017. But it hasn’t stopped our November 2016 economic statistics feature from unveiling a few bumps in the road.
A report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research and World First examined the case for why SMEs should be exporting, exploring both the untapped opportunities and barriers.
Interest rates have been low for so long that many managers are out of practice operating with high-interest debt. Now, however, with so much in the global economy suddenly volatile, they may soon face the unfamiliar challenge of funding growth in an environment of rising interest rates.
While overall GDP figures expanded for 11 quarters in a row, the speed of the British manufacturing recovery has slowed and companies are more gloomy about competing in the eurozone.
The CBI has hailed a faster "twin-engined" UK economic recovery, driven by mounting household spending and more robust business investment.
Greece has been given until Sunday to reach a deal with its creditors or face bankruptcy and an exit from the euro zone – the latter of which could directly impact some 70 UK businesses.