UK economy struggles back to growth

Friday, 02 November 2012 | News

The British economy nudged out of recession in the three months to the end of September, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday.

UK economic growth still sluggish

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | News

Stronger industrial production in the first quarter helped to nudge GDP growth up to 0.3% although the economic picture remains lacklustre.

Economic recovery still on track

Wednesday, 07 April 2010 | News

The UK economic recovery remains on track despite weaker data emerging last month from the dominant service sector.

Economic recovery gathers pace

Tuesday, 30 March 2010 | News

The UK’s recovery from recession gathered yet more pace in the fourth quarter, new revised figures have shown.

UK's exit from recession bolstered by revised figures

Friday, 26 February 2010 | News

The UK's emergence from recession at the end of last year was stronger than previously estimated, new figures show.

UK still in recession

Tuesday, 22 December 2009 | News

The UK remains the only developed country yet to emerge from recession, despite new figures showing the economy is in slightly better shape than previously thought. 

UK remains in recession

Friday, 23 October 2009 | News

The UK remains in a recession with the economy suffering a further 0.4% contraction between June and September.

Better-than-expected economic performance

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 | News

The UK economy suffered a smaller-than-expected contraction between April and June, but experts say the road to recovery remains rocky.

Outlook for economy improves

Friday, 28 August 2009 | News

The UK economy fared better during the spring months than previously thought, thanks to better-than-expected output from the manufacturing, energy and motor sectors. 

Economists rule out green shoots of recovery

Tuesday, 30 June 2009 | News

The beleaguered UK economy suffered its biggest contraction since 1958 in the first quarter of the year, according to revised figures.