Tag: Economic Recovery

Slowdown of Service Sector Growth raises Questions for Economy

Posted on 26 August, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

For some time now, manufacturers have expressed fears that a lack of skilled workers could negatively impact growth within the sector and lead to a reduction in expansion. Now, it appears that a similar issue is facing the service sector which... Read More

The UK’s fastest Economic Recovery boosts Northampton Commercial Market

Posted on 24 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Economy

A town’s pledge to create at least 70,000 new jobs by 2031 looks set to be delivered ahead of time — with half that number expected to be filled within the next seven years. At the crossroads of Britain’s road and rail network, Northampton was... Read More

Business Investment to hit Pre-Recession Level this Year

Posted on 18 June, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

With business confidence across all UK industries skyrocketing, an increasing number of firms are channelling capital into growth and there are as yet no signs of this slowing in the near future. In fact, accountancy body The ICAEW is now predicting that... Read More

South West Commercial Market Attracts Interest as Economy Improves

Posted on 18 February, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

In its latest economic update, the Bank of England has stated that the economic recovery in the UK has "finally taken hold” and is growing at a robust rate as uncertainty lifts and credit becomes easier to obtain. The Bank points out that significant... Read More

UK Bosses among most confident in the World

Posted on 25 January, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

The UK’s economic resurgence has led to hugely improved business forecasts, with exports and growth booming at present. Consequently, staff feel more secure in their positions and bosses better able to capitalise on opportunities that would have been met... Read More

Businesses in North of England posting Fastest Regional Growth in UK

Posted on 15 January, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

During the recession, businesses in the regions found conditions more challenging than those in London and the South East. However, as economic recovery continues to build momentum, these same businesses are enjoying the fastest pace of growth in the UK... Read More

UK Economy in Best Shape Since 2007 says Deloitte

Posted on 14 January, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy

After gathering pace throughout 2013 Britain’s economy is on track for its strongest year of growth for six years, one of the country’s leading economists has predicted. Writing in Deloitte’s UK Real Estate Predictions, Ian Stewart says that... Read More

UK Industrial Output Falls Unexpectedly in August

Posted on 21 October, 2013 by Jodee Redmond under Economy

Upbeat growth forecasts for the second half of the year have been dealt a blow after official figures showed industrial output fell unexpectedly in August. The country's industrial output dropped by 1.1 per cent on July, which is the largest drop since... Read More

Overstretched Staff claim they Cannot Work any Harder

Posted on 5 October, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

This week we’ve heard a great deal from the Prime Minister about “hardworking people,” but it appears over 50 per cent of workers believe they simply cannot work any harder for their boss. David Cameron has spoken a great deal about hardworking... Read More

Number of Companies in Financial Distress Drops in Second Quarter

Posted on 21 July, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

During the course of the past months, there have been a number of indicators that the economic situation is slowly improving. Business confidence has once more reached highs not seen since before the recession, consumer confidence is rising and the commercial... Read More