ARTICLES RELATING TO UK ECONOMY

UK net migration hits two-year low in Brexit boost

2017-02-23 13:47

Net migration to the UK has fallen to its lowest in more than two years, providing a boost for UK Prime Minister as she seeks to reduce the number of foreigners coming to Britain.

UK jobless falls as labour market edges nearer full capacity

2017-02-15 11:54

UK unemployment has declined and a measure of the number of people in work rose to a record, pushing the labour market closer to "full capacity," according to the statistics office.

UK industry posts better end to 2016 that estimated

2017-02-10 13:31

UK industrial production has risen in December as manufacturing jumped, capping a better-than-estimated performance in the fourth quarter.

May not budging over new Brexit challenge

2017-02-06 18:21

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is refusing to compromise in the face of a fresh challenge to her Brexit plans.

May preaches free trade in US as Trump pressures Mexico

2017-01-27 15:24

When UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the White House on Friday, her visit risks being overshadowed by another meeting that won’t be taking place.

UK PM prepares Brexit strategy as UK awaits supreme court ruling

2017-01-24 10:24

Defeat at the UK Supreme Court today would see Prime Minister Theresa May trying to rush a short bill through Parliament to trigger Brexit.

Brexit bulletin: A clean break

2017-01-17 10:23

Prime Minister Theresa May will put Britain on the road out of the European Union’s single market, saying she doesn’t want a relationship that "leaves us half in, half out."

UK CFOs brighten even as uncertainty becomes 'new normal'

2016-12-29 14:35

UK’s chief financial officers are turning optimistic as they head into the New Year, though they intend to be cautious amid the cloudy economic outlook, according to Deloitte.

Scots declare Brexit red lines after renewed independence threat

2016-12-20 17:31

Scotland has put forward plans to remain in Europe’s single market after vowing to seek independence from the UK should its voice be ignored in Brexit talks.

Post-Brexit, the British aren’t buying big ticket art

2016-10-06 13:40

As the pound has dropped to levels unseen since the mid-1980s, a line of several hundred people snaked out of London’s Frieze Art Fair minutes before the VIP opening on Wednesday.

 

UK retail sales unexpectedly decline as inflation bites

2017-02-17 12:36

UK retail sales have unexpectedly fell for a third month in January, suggesting consumers are starting to feel the squeeze from accelerating inflation.

UK inflation rate rises less than expected

2017-02-14 12:47

UK inflation has picked up less than economists forecast in January as clothing-store discounts kept the rate from reaching the Bank of England’s target.

Brexit bulletin: Victory, but at what price?

2017-02-09 10:44

Theresa May was celebrating on Wednesday night as the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to approve starting the Brexit process.

UK inflation risk mounts on record surge in factory costs

2017-02-01 15:30

UK factories saw costs rise at a record pace at the start of 2017, pointing to increasing upward pressure on inflation that could weigh on the economy this year.

EU won’t let UK be better off post-Brexit - negotiator

2017-01-26 10:37

The European Union will work to ensure the UK won’t be in a better position after Brexit, the European Parliament’s negotiator said.

UK employment steady, wages pick up

2017-01-18 15:46

The UK economy shed fewer jobs than expected and wage growth picked up toward the end of 2016, suggesting the labour market remains relatively resilient.

Pound drop boosts UK manufacturing

2017-01-03 14:16

UK manufacturing has grown at the fastest pace in over two years, helped by the pound’s depreciation since the vote to leave the European Union.

UK consumers are feeling gloomy about the economic outlook

2016-12-22 10:55

Accelerating UK inflation and looming Brexit talks are taking their toll on consumers, who have lowered their expectations for the economy in 2017.

Talks on final Brexit deal will have to wait

2016-11-25 16:40

Prime Minister Theresa May will not be able to begin talks on a final Brexit deal until the UK has agreed how much money it will pay to leave the EU.

UK consumers shake off Brexit as economic optimism surges

2016-09-30 10:07

UK consumers appear to be shrugging off some initial Brexit concerns as their worst fears about the economy are allayed.

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