Card Payments by UK Consumers Now 75% of all Retail Sales

Card payments by UK consumers accounted for three quarters of all retail transactions for the first time ever, says the latest British Retail Consortium...

Brexit and its Discontents: How Different Generations Seek Different Futures

Opinion - British Prime Minister Theresa May finds herself walking a political tightrope, as she attempts to carve out a divorce settlement between the...
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UK Unemployment Rate Falls and Wages Increase

UK unemployment fell by 55,000 down to 1.36 million for between May to July, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The latest figure...
Retail Trade declines in the Euro Area

Retail Trade Falls Within The Euro Zone

Retail Trade in the Euro Area has declined in July by 0.2% in comparison to June according to Eurostat. While consumer spending and purchases remained...

UK Consumers Brush Aside Brexit Outcome

UK consumers appear to have overlooked any uncertainty caused by Brexit. as the latest GfK consumer confidence survey showed an increase in positivity. The latest...
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Bank of England Reveals Consumer Credit Slows in July

The Bank of England have revealed that consumer credit eased to 8.5% in July. Fresh consumer borrowing excluding mortgages fell to £0.8 billion in July,...

Hot September Could Melt Retail Sales, Study Says

A study complied by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), and the UK Met Office found that non food item retail sales are reduced as...

UK Shop Prices Increase For The First Time in Five Years by 0.1%

UUK shop prices have risen in August for the first time in five years by 0.1%, according to the British Retail Consortium(BRC) The price increase...
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Fitch Places the UK on Negative Outlook Over Brexit Uncertainty

Fitch Ratings have placed the UK on a negative outlook over Brexit uncertainty, as part of its latest Western Europe Sovereign Credit Overview. The credit...

UK Economy to Take 7.7% GDP Hit if no Deal on Brexit

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has warned that the UK economy will decline by 7.7% over the course of 15 years, in the event of a...

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