Britain’s messy election outcome and a weakening of the housing market have caused a sharp of loss of confidence among UK consumers, leaving the country dependent on exports to avoid a recession, according to a survey.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
UK Chancellor George Osborne’s plans to slash corporation tax, in the battle for overseas investment, would wipe out the effects of Brexit and boost FDI by more than 10%, a think-tank claims.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Ireland’s budget deficit should be eliminated in the next three years, with a surplus of nearly 2% of GDP being generated by 2019, a British economic think-tank has claimed.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
The UK is on course to become Europe’s largest economy within two decades, overtaking France and Germany, according to a new report.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2013
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne insisted today the Government was doing everything possible to “weather the storm” as economic forecasters warned the UK is likely to be already in recession.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
LONDON city workers are still earning bumper pay packets as rising regular wages offset falling bonuses, research has found.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2011
HOTEL room prices in Dublin plunged 11% to almost €120 last year, falling at one of the fastest rates in the world.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2011
Swathes of Britain ground to a halt today as the big freeze returned, throwing early getaway plans into jeopardy and threatening to leave homes without heating or presents at Christmas.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
Take-home pay fell last month, suggesting a slowdown in consumer spending this Christmas, according to a new report today.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2007
Figures showing stronger wage growth in the UK for the past three months heaped more pressure on the Bank of England today ahead of its next meeting.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2007
Business optimism in Britain has fallen for the first time in a year, research showed today.
Mon, 02 May, 2005
One in every 20 households in London is worth £1m (€1.5m) or more, according to research out today.
Thu, 26 Aug, 2004
The UK is heading for a period of balanced economic growth as companies’ confidence about the future stabilises, research claimed today.
Mon, 05 Apr, 2004
A British research group is to publish a report today regarding house price increases, which indicates British home owners could be so financially stretched as to trigger a house price crash.
Thu, 11 Mar, 2004
The eurozone is perilously close to entering recession this year, and Germany may even be in a technical recession already, a report said today.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2001
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