Tag: UK Economy

Optimism from the Bank of England’s chief economist

Posted on 1 July, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Economy

The UK can expect a faster and sooner rebound according to the Bank of England chief economist. According to Andy Haldane, the Bank of England chief economist the UK economy is heading for a "V-shaped" recovery after a faster-than-expected rebound from... Read More

UK Firms Battle To Survive

Posted on 1 April, 2020 by admin under Business News, Economy

The battle against COVID-19 is proving more difficult for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK, as it has been reported, per the BBC’s Economics Correspondent, that nearly a fifth are unlikely to get the capital they need to keep... Read More

EU Exit Would Make UK ‘Permanently Poorer’ Warns George Osborne

How would the commercial property sector be affected by Brexit
Posted on 18 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy

Chancellor George Osborne has stated that the EU exit will cause severe damage to the UK economy and make it ‘permanently poorer’. Analysis by the Treasury shows that by 2030, UK national income could be 6% smaller, which equates to £4,300 a year... Read More

“Air Pocket” Warning After Better Than Expected Election Result

Posted on 11 May, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy

Although far better than a shifting Government coalition, one of Britain’s biggest real estate consultancies is warning the commercial property industry to expect “air pockets” triggered by political uncertainty. According to a commercial... Read More

It’s time for the Industrial Sector to speak up and be heard says BPF

Posted on 18 March, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

At a parliamentary reception, the UK's largest industrial landlords have warned that the shortage of new industrial property will cause long term obstacles on the path to economic recovery. According to research from the British Property Federation... Read More

UK Firms express Optimism about Growth in 2015

Posted on 5 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With 2014 quickly fading from the memories of businesses across the UK, most executives will be looking to the year ahead and setting targets for commercial growth and revenue increases in 2015. Fortunately, the foundations laid last year appear to have had a... Read More

Profit Warnings hit Highest Level since 2008

Posted on 27 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

During the initial period of the recovery which followed the recession, it was easy to imagine that the problems facing businesses were all but eliminated. Unfortunately, the latest data from consultancy firm EY demonstrates that this is entirely false as... 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

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 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