Weak construction sector blamed for deeper recession »

In new figures being released by the ONS the recession is deeper than previously thought due to a weak construction sector. Previously it Read more…

Double Dip Recession: Economists say buy British »

With the recent news that the UK is indeed in the grips of a double dip recession, experts say that instead of focusing Read more…

Mortgage rates increase today »

The year is only one-third over and it seems as though the news goes from bad to worse in the area of personal Read more…

Despite predictions, UK officially in a double-dip recession »

In recent weeks economists had been predicting that the economy would just slightly miss a double-dip recession by a very small growth of Read more…

Will tomorrow’s news show UK growth or recession? »

As recently as two days ago, the BoE was predicting a 0.1% growth in the GDP. However, today a policymaker for the Bank Read more…

Will ONT data indicate a double dip recession? »

With new figures about to be released by the Office for National Statistics this coming Wednesday, there is some amount of concern as Read more…

Fears of a double dip recession sliding into the background »

Since the beginning of the recession several years back, business optimism has been steadily on the decline other than for very brief periods Read more…

Fears of a double dip recession abating
27 Feb
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

Fears of a double dip recession abating »

There is mixed data coming out in regards to the state of economic health in the UK, but some key indicators point to Read more…

ONS confirms UK economy shrank in Q4 of 2011
25 Feb
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

ONS confirms UK economy shrank in Q4 of 2011 »

Even though the holiday season saw a shopping spree and government spending accelerated in the final months of 2011, the economy still fell Read more…

Manufacturing sector may help UK avoid double dip recession
24 Feb
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

Manufacturing sector may help UK avoid double dip recession »

So far in 2012, the UK manufacturing sector has rebounded and prospects for the rest of the year are quite positive. After a Read more…