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Week in Review: Don't trust anyone who is confident on Brexit

Supporters of leaving the EU are trying to insist that any Brexit effect is in the past, but the argument is increasingly unconvincing.

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  • FSB comment on GDP increase in Q3

    The FSB has welcomed the news that the economy grew by one per cent in the third quarter, but is warning that to sustain recovery we need to extend the National Insurance Contributions holiday to all micro firms across the UK.

  • CPA: Construction adds to economic growth

    Today’s GDP figures highlight that the UK economy grew by 0.8% in the third quarter and construction grew 2.5%.

  • CPA: Construction Decline Adds to Economic Woes

    Today’s GDP figures, published by ONS, show that the UK economy has fallen by 0.2 per cent in the final quarter of 2011 following growth of just 0.6 per cent in the previous two quarters. The main contributors to this fall were the manufacturing and construction sectors, which fell 0.9 per cent and 0.5 per cent respectively.

  • Unite: George Osborne leaves Britain on the starting blocks

    The latest GDP figures out today (25 July) show that Britain is still in recession with Gross Domestic Product shrinking by 0.7% between April and June.

  • Even in the most tedious of all Budgets there will nevertheless be some scraps of news to examine. This is where we come in

    Budget 2013 as-it-happened

    The chancellor had about as much wiggle room as a commuter on the Central Line - but this is Budget day, so we've covered his sweaty agony as it happened.

  • Moody's is the first of the main credit rating agencies to scrap the UK's AAA rating

    So much for the weekend: UK loses AAA rating

    Britain's economy has lost its prized triple-A credit rating, in the biggest blow yet to the credibility of the coalition's deficit reduction drive.

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