Economic growth shudders to a halt as manufacturing slides in last GDP update before the general election 10/12/2019
Last update before Thursday's election reveals flat growth in the UK's GDP for October and the last quarter
How has the Leave vote affected the UK economy, ask Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson (LSE) in this second of two blogs based on the CEP Election Analysis briefing on Brexit.
Boris Johnson accused of misleading voters after claiming there is 'absolutely zero' risk of no-deal Brexit 19/11/2019
'I believe the trade experts', says ex-treasury minister David Gauke - pointing to consensus rejecting claims of rapid new deal.
Britain’s economy grew at its slowest annual pace in nearly a decade during the three months to September as the global slowdown and Brexit worries hit manufacturing and business investment, official figures showed on Monday.
From the outside, nothing much has changed yet. From the inside, however, the UK has undergone a radical and at times ugly transformation. The June 2016 referendum has helped set off a chain of events that has impacted many aspects of life in the country.
The U.K.’s dominant services sector flatlined in October, the only part of the economy not to contract.
The report estimated the PM's deal would be worse for the economy than continuing with the current indecision and uncertainty
Thousands of small businesses at risk amid ‘unprecedented’ confidence slump since Brexit vote 21/10/2019
Sajid Javid urged to make ‘radical interventions’ to avoid ‘a very bleak winter’.
Britain will be on course for more distant economic ties with the European Union, making the country poorer, if Prime Minister Boris Johnson wins parliamentary backing for the Brexit deal he clinched with Brussels on Thursday.
Customs expert warns that open border between tariff regimes was an invitation to smuggle.
Boris Johnson’s agreement estimated to cost 6.7% of expected GDP rise over 15 years.
The UK economy is 2.9 per cent smaller than it would be ... model also shows that the biggest victim of the Brexit vote has been business investment, while the weaker pound has failed to foster the big gains in exports that some Brexiters hoped for.
Hit to national income – around £420m a week – greater than Boris Johnson’s discredited claim of a £350m boost to be lavished on the NHS.
Total retail sales fell 1.3 per cent last month from a year ago, marking the worst September since 1995 when the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG started collecting the data.
[Irish] Employers' group Ibec has warned economic growth next year could be more than halved if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
The five key metrics are not pointing to anything good.
GDP shows negative growth for first time in nearly 7 years.
Home-grown problems shave 0.2 per cent off UK GDP, while euro zone economy grows by the same amount.
The drop comes despite a boost to the economy in the first quarter of the year, thanks to Brexit stockpiling.
A 0.2% contraction between April and June was weakest since fourth quarter of 2012.
The UK economy contracted 0.2% between April and June, its worst performance since 2012, the Office for National Statistics said.
Bank of England cuts UK growth forecast 01/08/2019
Brexit uncertainties are becoming "more entrenched" and increasingly weighing on the British economy less than three months before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union, the Bank of England said Thursday.
No-deal Brexit could see substantial number of businesses become unprofitable and trigger food shortages, Mark Carney warns 02/08/2019
‘The challenge is, particularly in food, it’s perishable, so you can’t stockpile today for demand in November,’ Carney says. / A no-deal Brexit could cause food shortages, Mark Carney has suggested, adding that job losses and business closures are also likely.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said borrowing would be almost £60bn if the UK leaves without a deal - up from £29.3bn if it does get a deal.
Brexit has contributed to far bigger fall in living standards than 1990s recession, research finds 17/07/2019
Real household incomes have fallen by 0.5 per cent over past two years amid pound’s slide and welfare cuts.