Tag: services

UK Household Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 14, 2016: UK Household Spending

A large quantity of statistics relating to the final quarter of last year were released at the end of last week, and one interesting aspect was that real per capita household spending in 2015 almost returned to the 2007 peak.

/ April 6, 2016
UK GDP Growth by Sector

Chart of the Week: Week 22, 2015: UK GDP Growth by Sector

Contrary to most economists' expectations, the overall growth rate in the first quarter of this year remained unchanged last week, at a disappointing 0.3% (most people had expected it to be revised upwards).

/ June 3, 2015
Profitability of UK Companies

Chart of the Week: Week 47, 2014: Profitability of UK Companies

The non-financial services sector set a new record for profitability in the second quarter of 2014, continuing the strong services recovery since 2011.

/ November 19, 2014
UK Trade Balance

Chart of the Week: Week 38, 2014: UK Trade Balance

Last week it was reported that the UK's balance of trade deficit increased to an estimated £3.3bn in July, compared to £2.4bn the previous month.

/ September 17, 2014