BCC Economic Briefings

The British Chamber of Commerce now produce regular UK & Global Economic Reviews

These briefings provide easy-to-use commentary on key economic indicators for businesses, on both the UK picture and from a global perspective.

The reports also provide comparisons between economic data compiled by external organisations such as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the BCC’s own surveys and forecasts.

May’s UK headlines are:

  • UK economy grew by 0.8% in Q1, marking the longest run of positive growth since 2007
  • Manufacturing continues to strengthen, but services remains the key driver of UK growth
  • UK jobs market strengthening, wages exceed inflation for the first time in four years.

Click here to read the report – May UK Review

Get the Global Review (April) here

Written on 15th May 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in BCC, Economy, News