IFS: Average UK Household “6% Poorer Than Before 2008 Crash”
30 Jan
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

IFS: Average UK Household “6% Poorer Than Before 2008 Crash” »

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According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the average British household is 6 per cent poorer in 2014 than it was before the Read more…

Bank of England Economist: Recovery Will Take “a Number of Years”
23 Nov
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Bank of England Economist: Recovery Will Take “a Number of Years” »

The Bank of England’s chief economist Spencer Dale believes that the UK economy will need “a number of years” to fully recover. Read more…

US October Job Creation Exceeds Expectations
8 Nov
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

US October Job Creation Exceeds Expectations »

US economic progress exceeded expectations in October, with 204,000 jobs added to the economy. Economists and employment experts were pleasantly surprised by Read more…

Chinese Economic Growth Continues to Speed Up
20 Oct
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Chinese Economic Growth Continues to Speed Up »

After months of concern about slow economic growth, the second-largest economy in the world is once again moving forward. Chinese economic growth Read more…

176,000 New American Private Sector Jobs in August
6 Sep
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

176,000 New American Private Sector Jobs in August »

United States businesses added 176,000 new jobs to the economy in August, new data from payroll processing company ADP claims. The new Read more…

New PMI Figures Show UK Manufacturing Rapidly Gaining Ground »

Manufacturing activity in Britain is on the way up, according to new PMI figures that put the industry at its highest growth Read more…

New Chinese Trade Figures Show Recovery A Possibility
8 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

New Chinese Trade Figures Show Recovery A Possibility »

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After months of lagging growth, China’s import and export figures grew during the month of July. Economists have expressed concerns that China Read more…

Despite High Unemployment, Portugal Faces Bar Staff Shortage
28 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Despite High Unemployment, Portugal Faces Bar Staff Shortage »

One of Europe’s top tourism destinations is struggling to attract bar and restaurant staff, despite an 18 percent unemployment rate. The Algarve, Read more…

Falling house prices indicate UK still mired in recession »

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Although the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee brought a small burst of activity in the retail sector, house prices continue to fall. This appears to Read more…

Eurozone continues to have negative impact on UK economy »

In the words of the BoE governor, Sir Mervyn King, the EU is quite literally “tearing itself apart” and this is having a Read more…