UK productivity falls to pre-crisis level

UK productivity falls to pre-crisis level..

David Brooks 05-Jul, 07:49 36 BBC

The productivity of UK workers has dropped back to pre-financial crisis levels, according to official figures. Hourly output fell 0.5% in...


Scottish economy rebounds in first quarter of 2017

Scottish economy rebounds in first quarter of 2017..

Gavin Perry 05-Jul, 05:42 31 BBC

Scotland's economy rebounded in the first quarter of this year, boosted by strong growth in the production sector. Official figures showed...


Lenders told to be vigilant over loans

Lenders told to be vigilant over loans..

Joseph Williams 04-Jul, 05:18 37 BBC

Lenders have been told to raise their game after regulators highlighted the risks in the consumer credit market. The Bank of England's...


Bank of England staff to go on strike

Bank of England staff to go on strike..

Anna Torres 03-Jul, 05:24 31 BBC

Workers at the Bank of England will stage a four-day strike starting on 31 July in support of a pay claim. It will be the first time in...


City of London 'to press EU for post-Brexit deal'

City of London 'to press EU for post-Brexit deal'..

Kevin Allen 03-Jul, 03:48 43 BBC

A delegation of City of London business leaders will go to Brussels this week to press for a post-Brexit deal on financial services,...


Qatari riyals no longer available at many UK banks

Qatari riyals no longer available at many UK banks..

Joseph Williams 30-Jun, 11:48 32 BBC

A number of UK High Street banks have stopped trading in Qatari riyals. Individual customers at Barclays, RBS, Lloyds Banking Group and...


UK economic growth confirmed at 0.2% in first quarter

UK economic growth confirmed at 0.2% in first quarter..

Emily Kelly 30-Jun, 05:24 34 BBC

The UK economy grew by 0.2% in the first three months of the year, official figures have confirmed. The latest growth estimate from the...


UK workers 'frustrated by flatlining pay', says key economist

UK workers 'frustrated by flatlining pay', says key economist..

Gavin Perry 30-Jun, 01:50 28 BBC

He said the Bank is "watching closely for any signs of pay picking up. That's one of the key indicators we look at when judging the stats."...


US growth rate revised higher

US growth rate revised higher..

Antonio Roberts 29-Jun, 09:54 26 BBC

The US economy grew at a faster pace than previously thought in the first three months of the year. The US Commerce Department said the...


Bank of England: Wales facing cost of living 'squeeze'

Bank of England: Wales facing cost of living 'squeeze'..

Michael Adamson 29-Jun, 05:54 40 BBC

People in Wales are facing a "squeeze" because pay is flat but the price of goods has gone up, according to the Bank of England's chief...


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