Britain's growth expectations have been upgraded today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), but the UK will remain among the worst performing economies in the G7 until at least 2020, the group.. City A.M.
Labour's John McDonnell said changes to benefits due to come in next month will leave “11 million families worse off” and warned that the “harshest cuts” would fall on disabled people. Source: HuffPost UK STUDIO -
Philip Hammond says the UK's economy is forecast to show positive wage growth for the first quarter of 2018-19, with more jobs, rising wages, declining inflation, a falling deficit and a shrinking debt.. Source: ODN -
Philip Hammond says the UK economy has grown in every year since 2010, added 3 million jobs, and lower unemployment and lower income inequality in the Spring Statement to the House of Commons. Report.. Source: ODN -
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond says that the UK's booming tech sector is world class, with London as the world's most global city in the Spring Statement to the House of Commons. Report by.. Source: ODN -
Garry White, chief investment commentator, looks at the market moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (March 12 to March 16, 2018).
This week, Barbadian singing sensation.. City A.M.
Moody's said this morning it "remains to be seen" whether the UK government's spending cuts will be delivered in order to keep trimming the budget deficit.
The ratings agency said a question mark.. City A.M.
FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests on the surprise potential demise of 1p and 2p coins, announced in the Spring Statement this week and changes to the Enterprise Investment Scheme loved by.. FT.com
A decade on from the financial crisis, public debt is now falling at last as a proportion of GDP, albeit slowly. Public borrowing is projected to decline from 86 per cent of GDP this year to 78 per.. City A.M.
The Chancellor used facts and stats to paint a picture of a rosy economy; the shadow Chancellor used figures to paint a picture of gloom. How did they do it? We put the numbers under the microscope. MailOnline
The government would have to raise taxes by £30bn a year to keep government spending level while also hitting the chancellor's targets, according to the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies.. City A.M.