LONDON - British retail sales slowed markedly in February after a robust January as food sales stagnated, an industry survey showed on Tuesday.
LONDON - Britain's statistics office has delayed the publication of January trade data due on Wednesday by two days to conduct more quality checks.
LONDON - Britain's economy should exceed its pre-recession growth peak in the next few months, according to the British Chambers of Commerce, which on Monday upgraded its forecasts for this year and next.
DARLINGTON - The Bank of England could keep interest rates lower for longer if sterling strengthens much more, Bank of England deputy governor Charlie Bean said on Monday, in a rare comment by the central bank on the level of the pound.
LONDON - Permanent job placements in Britain rose at the fastest pace in almost four years last month and salaries are picking up too, a survey showed on Friday, in the latest sign of recovery in the labour market.
LONDON - Britons' expectations for an interest rate hike over the next year are on the rise even as their inflation forecasts have fallen, a quarterly poll commissioned by the Bank of England showed on Friday.
LONDON - British house prices jumped sharply in February, rising at the fastest monthly pace since May 2009, mortgage lender Halifax reported on Thursday.
LONDON - The Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday, seeking to give the economy more time to build before removing its stimulus.
LONDON - Kath Caldwell worries she may have been wrong to encourage her children to go to university.