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Britain prepares for coldest winter in 100 years

Nov 29, 2012

Britain prepares for coldest winter in 100 years

Councils are gearing up for what could be Britain's coldest winter in 100 years, as sub-zero temperatures and snow follow days of downpours that have devastated large parts of the country. #NewsTracker #UK economy #snow
'Smokers bunk work more often with cost to economy'

Oct 31, 2012

'Smokers bunk work more often with cost to economy'

Smokers miss an average of two or three more days of work each year than non-smokers, with this absenteeism costing the UK alone 1.4 billion pounds. #didyouknow #Smoking #UK economy
UK recession over as economy grows in Q3

Oct 25, 2012

UK recession over as economy grows in Q3

Britain's economy grew by a bigger than expected 1 percent between July and September, ending a shallow nine-month recession. #NewsTracker #recession #UK economy
UK recession over as economy grows in Q3

Oct 01, 2014

Sterling powers ahead of the euro as UK economy strengthens

Irish exporters got a fresh boost as the pound rose versus the euro and headed for a sixth monthly advance after UK economic-growth data were revised higher. That stoked speculation the Bank of England will tighten policy as its European counterpart ... #Bank of England #London #United Kingdom #Office for National Statistics #Bloomberg
UK recession over as economy grows in Q3

Oct 01, 2014

Northern Ireland being left behind as post-crisis recovery quickens

The gap between Northern Ireland's economy and the UK as a whole has become a "gulf", an economist has said as figures show stronger growth than expected in Britain's economy... #United Kingdom #Northern Ireland
UK recession over as economy grows in Q3

Oct 01, 2014

Ulster Bank slashes loss estimates as economy recovers

Ulster Bank has dramatically revised the scale of expected loan losses this year, betting that the rising economy and recovering house prices will boost its financial position. Its parent Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said yesterday that it expects to... #London #Royal Bank of Scotland