UK Recession

The Buying Behaviour of the Brits: An Inquiry

Patricia Evans | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Evans

May it be recession, change of season or simply the change of interests, the buying behaviour of people does tend to diverge. How do we typically deal with the change of season in terms of securing our needs? Perhaps it will be a good idea to have a deeper understanding of our brainwork when it comes to acquiring merchandises.

So When Will the Economy Recover? Probably Never

Owen Burek | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics
Owen Burek

Forget the headlines, our economy is on the high road to ruin. Its apparent recovery is artificial and the reality is that our government is set to bankrupt our country. Don't believe me?

British Economy 'Out Of Intensive Care'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Politics

The government's economic vision is gaining enough momentum to pull the country out of the recession, a Conservative Treasury minister said, following...

Recovery Underway Thanks To Turnaround In Manufacturing Sector

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

A surge in house prices and car sales and even signs of a turnaround in Britain's beleaguered manufacturing sector have added to hopes that a sustaine...

The Lesson From 2008: Think About How, Rather Than the Doing

Elliott Adair | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Politics
Elliott Adair

You'll get little argument in the current regime of austerity with the concept internationally that the economic world has changed. Huge advances in g...

Recession Hits Mentally Ill 'Twice As Hard'

PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

Unemployment is hitting the mentally ill twice as hard as it is the general population, a study has found. Across Europe, people with mental health...

How Can Businesses Weather the Recession Storm?

Billy Sexton | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Billy Sexton

Keeping a business afloat in tough economic times can be difficult. Sales may not be looking as prosperous as they once were and things may not look like they will change any time soon. However, there are numerous ways company owners can work to counter the current economic climate, allowing their business to weather the recession storm.

Why We Can Expect More Riots This Summer

Polly Courtney | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK
Polly Courtney

The riots were the result of a tangled web of causes, inextricably linked and combining in such a way to create a 'perfect storm' on 6 August 2011. In order to assess whether more riots are on the cards, we need to look at these causes in turn and for each cause, ask ourselves this: Have things improved since 2011? Have we tackled the underlying problem?

Double-Dip Recession 'Never Happened'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics

Britain's double-dip recession was erased from history today after widespread revisions to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) ...

Double-Dip Recession Avoided

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

Britain's double-dip recession was erased from history today after widespread revisions to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) sai...

Did It Ever Happen?

PA | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Britain's double-dip recession could be erased from history this week when official figures show the state of the economy. The Office for National ...

Is the Economy Giving Us Reasons to Be Cheerful?

Scott Barnes | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK
Scott Barnes

Announcing the results of the final Inflation Report before stepping down, the governor of the Bank of England had some good news for UK businesses. Economic growth is predicted to be around 1% this year, up from its estimate of 0.9% in the last quarter.

I Think Somebody Is Burning Down Las Vegas: The TEAM's Mission Drift and American Capitalism

Rachel Chavkin | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Chavkin

the Office of Cultural Affairs. She was in her 60s, and had been born and raised in Las Vegas (unusual for a woman of her generation).

I'm Confused And I Am Not the Only One

Nick Abbot | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK
Nick Abbot

Sometimes I am worried for the papers. No, I mean I am worried BY the papers. The Telegraph is a great read. That is the one that I would buy if I was...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'A Shabby And Panicked Response'

panonychus | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 4 June 2013... 1) 'A SHABBY AND PANICKED RESPONSE' You've got to the hand it to the Tories. Even in t...

Fabric Of Society

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many clothes companies have been associated with the Dhaka factory tragedy, low-cost, fast fashion provider Primark has taken the culpability cr...

You can take my credit cards, but leave my dinner alone

Nick Jones | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK
Nick Jones

The economic misery which has been with us for five years or so now has forced virtually everyone to rethink their financial situation and change the ...

LOOK: We're Not Sure About The Poster For The New Star Trek Movie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Comedy

(Poster adapted for HuffPost UK Comedy by David Beresford and Robin Flavell) More TOPICALOLs: Abu Qatada To Be Handed Over To Glamour Model ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: To Dip Or Not To Dip?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 25 April 2013... 1) TO DIP OR NOT TO DIP? It's a big day for the Treasury and chancellor George Osbo...

'Britain Is In A Depression, Not Recession'

PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has delivered a stark warning that Britain is in an economic depression and could take a generation to recover. The Rt...

UK Food Habits Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you've thought that the cost of feeding yourself -- and your family -- has soared in recent years, well you're not imagining it. According to a...

Study Reveals Cancer Costs Average Patient £570 Per Month

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Having cancer costs the average patient around £570 a month, research suggests. Four in five cancer patients are forced to pay out the "whopping" ...

What Today's Politicians Can Learn About Change From Margaret Thatcher

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

Reflecting on Margaret Thatcher's achievements is a timely exercise because she tackled many of the problems we face today. The years before she came to power were dominated by economic anxiety, terrorism and saber-rattling.

Michael Oakeshott on Rationalism and How Practice Trumps Theory

Brian John Spencer | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Michael Oakeshott was an English political philosopher of the conservative tradition. He died in 1990 and was all about small government, individual liberty, political conservatism and economic liberalism. Think Edmund Burke; or the Austrian political economist, Freidrich Hayek without the abstract potentialities.

I Agree With the Chamber Of Commerce - There Will Be No Triple Dip in 2013!

Charlie Mullins | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK
Charlie Mullins

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) yesterday said that the UK will avoid a triple dip recession and I for one believe they are right on the money.