Economic growth (GDP)

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How did the UK’s main sectors fare after Covid measures were lifted in July?
Production was main contributor to July GDP growth, but legal activities fell by 7.3% during the month

Joanna Partridge

10, Sep, 2021 @2:28 PM

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UK GDP: growth stalls as rising Covid cases and shortages hit recovery – as it happened
The UK’s economic recovery from the winter lockdown virtually stalled in July, as retail sales fall and the ‘pingdemic’ creates shortages in the workforce.

Graeme Wearden

10, Sep, 2021 @2:10 PM

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UK economic recovery stalled in July amid worker shortages
GDP grew by only 0.1% despite removal of most Covid controls, with supply chain crisis making impact

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, Sep, 2021 @6:57 AM

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UK furlough scheme must stay for Covid-hit industries, warn unions and firms
As job subsidy programme nears its end calls are growing to target help at badly affected sectors such as aviation

Phillip Inman

31, Aug, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Business confidence in UK at four-year high but staff shortages a concern
Greater optimism among companies in August about post-Covid recovery, says Lloyds

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

30, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Slowdown in UK recovery may be more than a supply chain issue
As pinged people stay home, the unpinged may be getting more cautious, suggesting a longer-than-expected recovery

Larry Elliott

26, Aug, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Jobs market rebound has led to UK wage inflation and worker shortages, says Hays
Recruitment firm says strength of recovery has been dramatic as economy bounces back from Covid crisis

Jasper Jolly

26, Aug, 2021 @7:53 AM

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UK and US private sector growth hit by Delta variant and shortages – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

23, Aug, 2021 @4:19 PM

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As the UK economy bounces back, do we sceptics need to say we got it wrong? | Willl Hutton
Many of us have been confounded by recent figures, but the British model remains flawed

Will Hutton

22, Aug, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The real challenges for Rishi Sunak lie ahead despite drop in public borrowing
Analysis: sense of foreboding will gnaw away at chancellor’s Treasury team as October spending review looms

Phillip Inman

20, Aug, 2021 @9:57 AM

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Sorry, kids: house prices aren’t going to stop going through the roof
HSBC analysis gives a good half-dozen reasons why buying a house will not get easier for years – which is very bad news for most British youngsters

Phillip Inman

14, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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UK GDP grows 4.8% in Q2; Vectura backs PMI takeover bid; Delta variant hits oil demand – as it happened
UK inhaler maker plans to back tobacco giant Philip Morris International’s takeover bid, despite health charities urging them to oppose it

Graeme Wearden

12, Aug, 2021 @5:10 PM

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