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The UK Economy archive.

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Financial distress edges up as economy prepares for uncertain year

Quarter of a million UK businesses finished 2016 in a state of ‘significant’ financial distress, 91 per cent being SMEs, new research reveals.

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Lack of confidence cost the UK £2.2 billion in 2016

Business confidence is not just a by-product of economic performance, but it is an indicator of future economic performance.

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SMEs put dampener on wider economy aspirations for UK

Three fifths of UK SMEs see Germany as the most important trading partner for the economy.

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UK small businesses are upbeat on Trump effect

Just 18 per cent of UK SMEs think Donald Trump will have a negative impact on business, according to a new study.

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UK business optimism for the future highest in 15 months

Business optimism is at its highest in over 15 months, with BDO’s Optimism Index jumping over four points.

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UK needs a whole economy approach to make success of Brexit

For the UK to succeed after the Brexit vote, businesses are encouraged to remain conscious of the whole economy.

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Business output rises for first time in 17 months

Business output has increased for the first time in 17 months and the UK economic growth is stabilising but at a slower pace that pre-referendum

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Service sector less optimistic about their future as profitability falls

Service sector confidence for the next quarter is low as businesses report little growth, a new study reveals.

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UK misses out on £45 billion due to youth unemployment record

The UK must boost the employability of young people to improve economic growth, a new study reveals.

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UK mid-sized businesses celebrate record growth

Mid-sized businesses report a record growth across all sectors in 2016, a new study finds.

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CICM Index shows Q3 declining trend for economic confidence

Uncertainty over the way Brexit will unfold is making life for credit managers complicated, according to a new study.

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Private sector growth expected to continue at healthy pace next quarter

Strong private sector growth over Q3 is expected to continue, despite an uncertain year, a new study finds.

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