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.
LONDON - British new car registrations in February were 3 percent higher than a year earlier at 68,736, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said on Thursday.
LONDON - British companies hired staff at the fastest pace in at least 16 years last month, according to a business survey on Wednesday that showed strong economic growth has carried over into the first quarter.
LONDON - The strong pace of growth in Britain's construction sector eased off last month, hurt by heavy rain and floods which affected house-building, a survey showed on Tuesday.
LONDON - London's financial services sector created 25 percent more jobs in February than a year ago, new data showed on Monday, showing the industry may be recovering from the restructuring and redundancies prompted by the financial crisis.
LONDON - British manufacturing strengthened last month and mortgage approvals hit their highest level in January since November 2007, data showed on Monday, underlining the momentum behind the country's economic recovery.