LONDON British employers hired permanent workers via recruitment firms at the quickest pace in three months in November although a run of sharply rising pay offers slowed a bit, a group representing recruiters said on Friday.
LONDON The British public expects the Bank of England to overshoot its inflation target by the most since 2013 in coming years and foresee the biggest chance of further interest rate rises in over a decade, a BoE survey showed on Friday.
LONDON British house prices rose by more than expected in November and for a fifth month in a row, mortgage lender Halifax said on Thursday.
LONDON, Dec 5 British shoppers snapped up Black Friday bargains last month but an increasing share of their budgets was taken up by the rising cost of food, retailers said on Tuesday.
Britain's financial watchdog has launched a second probe into Provident Financial's lending practices, dealing a fresh blow to a company struggling to revive its door-to-door operations and sending its shares down as much as 16 percent.
LONDON, Housebuilding spurred a recovery in Britain's construction industry last month, making up for weakness in other parts of a largely downbeat sector, a survey showed on Monday.
LONDON British state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said on Friday it will close around a quarter of its branches and cut 680 jobs as it cuts costs and encourages customers to use digital services, drawing criticism from lawmakers. | Video
LONDON British house price growth, which has slowed since last year's Brexit vote, was weaker than expected in November, according to figures published by mortgage lender Nationwide on Thursday.
LONDON British consumers, the main drivers of the economy, are their least confident since just after last year's Brexit vote, and business morale has also softened, surveys showed on Thursday, adding to signs of a further economic slowdown in 2018.
LONDON Britons took on credit at the slowest rate in 18 months in October, easing some of the Bank of England's concerns about a rapid build-up of household debt, but other figures on Wednesday pointed to a murky outlook for the economy ahead of Brexit.
The number of new office developments in London is falling as higher construction costs and uncertainty over Brexit lead builders to delay new schemes, a closely-watched industry survey showed on Tuesday.
LONDON Britain's alternative finance market grew by 43 percent in 2016, research showed on Friday, with interest from start-ups, small businesses and institutional investors helping to boost demand for services such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending.
LONDON (Reuters/IFR) - The British government has begun a much-delayed sale of asset-backed securities backed by student loans, in what it expects to be the first of a series of sales that could bring in 12 billion pounds for the finance ministry.