LONDON British retailers plan the least investment in seven years ahead of the country's departure from the European Union, and job cuts in the sector have gathered pace, a major survey showed on Friday.
LONDON Britain posted its biggest budget surplus on record in January despite a slowing economy, putting finance minister Philip Hammond on course to announce the lowest annual borrowing since 2002 in a fiscal update due just before Brexit next month.
LONDON British workers' pay growth maintained its fastest pace in a decade in late 2018 and job creation stayed strong, data showed, suggesting the labour market was buoyant ahead of Brexit as the broader economy slowed.
LONDON Britain faces the "catastrophic prospect" of a no-deal Brexit next month due to the selfishness of some politicians and chaotic parliamentary proceedings, the head of the country's main manufacturing association said on Tuesday.
LONDON British households grew more downbeat about their finances this month as job worries rose to the highest in over a year, reflecting a slowing economy and uncertain prospects for Brexit in less than six weeks' time.
LONDON British retail sales rebounded strongly in January as steep clothing discounts attracted wary shoppers, bucking a slowdown in consumer spending ahead of Brexit.
LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned on Tuesday of the potential shock to Britain's economy from Brexit which could serve as an "acid test" for countries around the world trying to respond to the challenges of globalisation. | Video
LONDON British lawmakers stepped up calls to lower an outdated inflation measure used for repayments of government bonds, which could reduce payments to investors by £1 billion a year.
LONDON Britain's economy slowed sharply in late 2018, pushing annual growth to a six-year low as worries about Brexit hammered business investment and a weakening global economy weighed on trade, data showed on Monday.
LONDON Many British public services risk ongoing real-terms cuts for years to come, despite a softer fiscal stance from finance minister Philip Hammond, a major think tank predicted ahead of a half-yearly budget update next month.