Weak Economic Growth Means Increase in Interest Rates Unlikely

Interest Rates
 
Published: 04/05/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

The UK has seen its weakest period of economic growth for five years. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the economy slowed down to just 0.1% growth during the first three months […]

UK Employment Rate Reaches Record Highs After Brexit

UK Employment Rate at Its Highest since 1971
 
Published: 17/02/2017 and written by Natasha Krovak

The UK employment rate is now at the highest it has been since 1971. Between October and December last year, the UK employment rate hit a record high of 74.6%. The total number of people […]

Tube Strikes Could Cost UK Economy £300million

Tube strikes cost the UK economy
 
Published: 09/01/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

Up to £300million could be lost today as a result of the tube strikes. According to a report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), a 48 hour strike in 2014 cost the economy up […]