Economic growth (GDP)

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Northern Ireland is huge in TV, but post-Brexit reality is far less glitzy
Northern Ireland faces economic problems similar to those of rest of the UK, with some extras all of its own. Now what it has achieved is threatened by a looming trade war

Larry Elliott

27, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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BoE chief economist hints at rate rise but new Covid variant fuels doubts
Analysts say prospect of interest rate rise has diminished despite Huw Pill’s address to a CBI conference

Phillip Inman

26, Nov, 2021 @3:53 PM

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Central banks have ‘King Canute’ theory of inflation, says former governor
Mervyn King questions theory that ‘inflation will remain low because we say it will’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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UK businesses pushed to raise prices amid record jump in costs
Analysts say reports of high demand and jobs growth could give green light for interest rate increase

Phillip Inman

23, Nov, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Low taxes and levelling up: the great freeport experiment comes to Teesside
The Tories set great store by the special economic zone, but will it create thousands of jobs, or just be the economic damp squib experts predict?

Richard Partington

13, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Consumers will keep saving rather than go on Christmas spree, say economists
Wealthier households likely to wait for better economic outlook before increasing spending, suggests IFS

Phillip Inman

12, Nov, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Sharp slowdown in UK growth lends Sunak’s plan a hollow ring
Analysis: The fact that figures for Q3 compare unfavourably with other large economies must worry the chancellor

Phillip Inman

11, Nov, 2021 @12:43 PM

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UK economic recovery slows sharply as GDP grows by 1.3%
Surging infection rates, the ‘pingdemic’, rising prices and supply constraints put the brakes on growth

Larry Elliott Economics editor

11, Nov, 2021 @7:39 AM

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UK plc risks long-term stagnation and rising destitution, warns top thinktank
NIESR blames deepening malaise on economic mismanagement since 2008 amid criticism for BoE and Brexit

Phillip Inman

09, Nov, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Britain’s zombie companies won’t be reanimated by Sunak’s shocks
The UK’s long-running productivity problems are not being solved – but they must be if the economy is to get greener

Phillip Inman

06, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Bank of England keeps UK interest rates on hold at 0.1%
City wrongfooted after committee decides to hold rate despite forecast of 5% inflation by spring

Larry Elliott Economics editor

04, Nov, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Services growth adds to rate rise calls with Bank decision on knife-edge
Economists said the decision to raise rates from a record low of 0.1% ‘on a knife-edge’

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Nov, 2021 @6:40 PM

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