Tag: recession

Record Office Take Up in Basingstoke Shows Sector’s Appeal

Record Office Take Up in Basingstoke Shows Sector's Appeal
Posted on 15 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy, Industry News

In the first quarter of 2016, Basingstoke has seen record office take up, which is the largest since the start of the recession, according to reports from agents Hollis Hockley. Between the period of 1 January - 31 March this year, the firm has... Read More

Study finds the Recession led to a Boom in Young Entrepreneurs

Posted on 5 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

A study, conducted jointly by small business network Enterprise Nation and research firm Duedil, has found that the number of young people starting up their own businesses grew by more than 70 per cent between 2006 and 2013. In real terms, this means... Read More

Post-Recession Squeeze Impacting Commercial Property Market

Posted on 14 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy

The recession may be over but many property companies are still living through its vapour trail of late payments and bad debts, claims one of the UK’s leading corporate recovery lawyers. According to Eleanor Temple, a barrister at Kings Chambers in... Read More

UK Economy grows at Fastest Quarterly Pace for 3 Years

Posted on 29 October, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Although the recession is now over and the country can begin to rebuild businesses and initiatives lost during the four tough years, many experts were concerned that the levels of growth posted earlier in the year did not indicate a sustainable upward... Read More

UK Manufacturing Sector Continues to Struggle

Posted on 5 April, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Economic research firm Markit Economics has revealed that the UK manufacturing industry has failed to recover from a shockingly low Purchasing Managers Index in February. The four-month low result released last month read only 47.9, with March’s results... Read More

Survival Rate of Recession Start-Ups Continues to Drop

Posted on 18 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Starting a business in a time of economic difficulty may seem like an ill-advised venture, yet with self-employment on the rise throughout the period it seems that plenty of workers were willing to take that risk. Unfortunately, it now appears that many of... Read More

Jobs Market Expected to be Hit in New Year

Posted on 12 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Britain’s labour market proved to be surprisingly resilient during the recession, with a larger number of people currently in work than in 2008 despite the plunge in the economic situation in the four years since. However, with fears of a further dip in the... Read More

Unemployment Falls but JSA Claims Rise

Posted on 15 November, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Only a few months ago, unemployment was seen as one of the biggest issues in the UK. However, skip forward to the present day and the figures have fallen dramatically – indicating that Britain is well on its way to full recovery. The end of the... Read More

More than Thirty Chain Stores Closing Daily in the UK

Posted on 25 October, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The double dip recession has taken its toll on all sectors of industry in the UK. However, while there are signs of recovery, especially in the automotive industry, it appears that the retail sector is by no means out of the woods... Read More

High Street Boost Indicates End of Recession is Near

Posted on 22 October, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

The past few years have been tough for most British families. Rising inflation, mounting numbers of people unable to find work and the high cost of everyday items have left many consumers out of pocket and struggling to make ends... Read More