UK workers' sickness rates at record low

UK workers' sickness rates at record low..

Anna Torres 10-Mar, 07:50 67 BBC

Other findings for last year included: ONS statistician Brendan Freeman said: "Since 2003, there has been a fairly steady decline in the...


Doubts over new 'leading' savings deal announced in Budget

Doubts over new 'leading' savings deal announced in Budget..

Wyatt Waller 10-Mar, 05:38 23 BBC

A "market-leading" savings deal - announced by the chancellor in the Budget - is likely to be bettered soon, experts suggest. Philip...


UK manufacturing output falls in January

UK manufacturing output falls in January..

Tyler Holmes 10-Mar, 05:38 22 BBC

Activity in the UK's industrial and construction sectors slowed in January, new figures show. The Office for National Statistics said...


Institute for Fiscal Studies backs National Insurance increase

Institute for Fiscal Studies backs National Insurance increase..

Sophia Bell 09-Mar, 08:09 30 BBC

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) says the government was right to raise National Insurance contributions for the self employed in the...


Eurozone interest rates kept on hold

Eurozone interest rates kept on hold..

David Brooks 09-Mar, 07:50 23 BBC

Borrowing costs have been kept on hold in the eurozone, despite a pick-up in inflation. The main interest rate remains at 0% and the...


Budget 2017: Squeeze on family finances 'extended until 2020s'

Budget 2017: Squeeze on family finances 'extended until 2020s'..

Michael Adamson 09-Mar, 02:28 19 BBC

The squeeze on both family and public finances have been prolonged until well into the 2020s, according to a think tank's analysis of the...


Benefit claimants 'missing out' on private rentals

Benefit claimants 'missing out' on private rentals..

William Jacobson 08-Mar, 20:28 66 BBC

Benefit claimants are increasingly missing out on finding places to rent, as landlords choose tenants who are better off, surveyors have...


UK growth forecast for 2017 revised up

UK growth forecast for 2017 revised up..

Cole Becker 08-Mar, 09:26 22 BBC

The UK economy's growth forecast for this year has been revised sharply higher by the Budget watchdog. The Office for Budget...


China sees first monthly trade deficit in three years

China sees first monthly trade deficit in three years..

Olivia Rogers 08-Mar, 04:22 76 BBC

China has reported its first monthly trade deficit in three years, after imports surged and a slowdown during the Lunar New Year holidays...


WTO what?

WTO what?..

Sophia Bell 07-Mar, 20:26 19 BBC

With Theresa May's end of March deadline for triggering the UK's exit from the EU fast approaching, much remains undecided, not least what...


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