Economic growth (GDP)

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Britain is ‘bouncing back’ into the same old economy
Hopes of a rapid recovery overshadow the fact that the Tories have failed to reinvent the way the UK does business

Phillip Inman

10, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Sharp pick-up in UK construction amid rapid economic recovery
Surge in housebuilding joined by strong growth in infrastructure and commercial projects

Larry Elliott

08, Apr, 2021 @2:14 PM

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European, US stocks hover near record highs on Covid recovery hopes – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news as Covid recovery hopes lift stocks

Kalyeena Makortoff and Jasper Jolly

07, Apr, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Manufacturing sector surges as confidence in global recovery grows
Factory output growth in March hits 10-year high as new orders and employment expand at rapid pace

Phillip Inman and Graeme Wearden

01, Apr, 2021 @6:52 PM

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UK economy bouncing back stronger than expected amid savings boom
Expansion in second half of 2020 and increase in household savings raise hopes for recovery this year

Phillip Inman

31, Mar, 2021 @11:41 AM

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A year of Covid crisis: a glimmer of economic hope at the end of the tunnel
Twelve months after the pandemic struck the Guardian’s economic tracker reveals real risk of lasting damage

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Only a large-scale skills programme can protect against Covid's fallout
Huge fiscal support has safeguarded jobs and demand, but only skills and training can prevent long-term economic scarring

Andy Haldane

31, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK economy poised to recover after Covid-19 second wave
Our latest snapshot of key economic indicators shows the deficit soaring but unemployment holding steady

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Garden furniture sales lift UK retail as outdoor socialising looms
Sector staged modest comeback in February, with easing of England’s outside Covid restrictions in sight

Phillip Inman

26, Mar, 2021 @8:49 AM

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UK economy rallies as companies plan for summer of spending
Surveys reveal return to growth in March, boosting hopes the Covid vaccine will bring rapid recovery

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

24, Mar, 2021 @1:02 PM

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A year of Covid lockdowns has cost the UK economy £251bn, study says
Some of the poorest areas will suffer disproportionate burden for longer if government does not act, warns CEBR

Larry Elliott

22, Mar, 2021 @6:01 AM

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After the Covid war, the UK will struggle to win the economic peace
State power and capitalism’s innovation have staved off disaster, but the challenge is long-term

Larry Elliott

21, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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