UK Economic Recovery

Saving Up? Carney Is Still Not Going To Help You...

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England left interest rates on hold at 0.5% today amid increasing concerns that the recovery is slowing. Bank governor Mark Carney has ...

Scottish Independence Could 'Hinder UK's Economic Recovery'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

Scottish independence could hinder the economic recovery not just north of the border but across the whole of the United Kingdom, a leading businessma...

By George! Osborne Given Credit For The Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne deserves the credit for Britain's economic recovery, a new poll suggests. A YouGov survey for the Times found that of the...

Scottish Investment Giant Still Has Major Issues With Independence

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Politics

Standard Life has said it is still in the dark over "material issues" surrounding Scottish independence - six months after issuing a plea for further ...

You Need To Know How This Bank Governor Could Ruin Your Day

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Politics

Britons need to wake up to how much more financial pressure they could be put under when the Bank of England raises interest rates from the UK's histo...

Carney Says UK Economy Must Perform Like A Marathon Runner

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has declared that Britain needs the "hard work, dedication and perseverance" of an athlete to win the global "economic marathon". Speak...

Did Osborne Really Save The Economy? Bank Of England Doesn't Think So..

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England's prudent decisions after the financial crash helped ensure the UK's economic recovery took hold, a senior Bank economist has said...

Osborne Would Really Not Want You To See This Graph

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been very proud about his economic management, boasting that his cuts have helped secure Britain's economic recovery. Speaking i...

Carney May Not Ruin Christmas For Mortgage Holders After All

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has poured cold water on his previous suggestion that the Bank of England could start raising interest rates by the end of the year. Th...

Got A Mortgage? These People Could Really Ruin Your Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England needs to raise interest rates in the upcoming months as Britain's economic recovery has taken hold, one of its top policymakers ha...

Got A Mortgage? You Could Be In For A Rough Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK

UK interest rates should be raised sooner rather than later, the Bank of England's new chief economist has said, so that rate-setters remain "on the f...

Britain's Economy Is Still Fragile, Warns Bank Of England

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's economy is still fragile despite a recent onset of improving growth, a top Bank of England policymaker has warned. In a message that will...

This Graph Shows Why Osborne Shouldn't Brag About The UK Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne is keen to ram home the message that his "long term economic plan" is ensuring the UK economy blooms, even if other ministers like Ken ...

Recovery Hasn't Yet Helped 'Real People', Admits Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's economic recovery has not been felt much by "real people", with many yet to feel "any sense of recovery", cabinet minister Ken Clarke has sa...

Recession May Be Over - Here's 9 Awkward Facts Osborne Would Prefer You Forget

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne is set to get a massive political boost as new figures suggest that the economy is nearly back to where it was in 2008, showing a full ...

We Might Recover This Year - Finally!

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne got a political boost as the UK economy grew by 0.8% at the start of the year, bringing the country's output still nearer to its pre-cr...

Britain Is 'Walking Tall'? 5 Awkward Graphs Osborne Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has lavished praise on his austerity strategy for helping the UK "walk tall in the world again". In a triumphant speech today, the ...

Will Osborne's Budget Woo British Workers?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been challenged to win around British workers in his Budget as a new poll found how financially battered they have been over recent...

'The Economic Recovery Is Not Yet Secure'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne said next month's Budget will continue to confront Britain's problems as he cautioned the recovery was "not yet secure" despite a recen...

Here's Why Your Wages Will Be Growing 'Painfully Slowly' In 2015 (GRAPH)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics

Household incomes will only start to rise next year, but only at a "painfully slow" rate, new research by the Resolution Foundation has found. ...

Osborne's 'Groundhog Day' Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's economic recovery is akin to Groundhog Day as chancellor George Osborne is making the same errors as before the recession, critics have warn...

Vince Rains On George's Parade In Gloomy Economic Recovery Warning

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has broken ranks to warn George Osborne that Britain's economic recovery could prove "short-lived", despite new figures showing that Brita...

UK To Replace Germany As Europe's Top Economy By 2030

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK

Britain will leapfrog Germany and France to be Europe's top economy within two decades, according to a new report. The think tank Centre for Econom...

UK Deficit Is Twice What Osborne Tells You, Warn MPs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Government figures used by George Osborne and coalition ministers on the size of Britain's budget deficit may be misleading, an influential committee ...

UK Debt Soars To Record High

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne has received a well-timed political boost in the run up to next month's Autumn Statement as official figures showed that Britain's defi...