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  • FSB comment on GDP increase in Q3

    The FSB has welcomed the news that the economy grew by one per cent in the third quarter, but is warning that to sustain recovery we need to extend the National Insurance Contributions holiday to all micro firms across the UK.

  • CPA: Construction adds to economic growth

    Today’s GDP figures highlight that the UK economy grew by 0.8% in the third quarter and construction grew 2.5%.

  • CPA: Economy Contracts Despite Some Construction Growth

    Today’s GDP figures, published by ONS, show that the UK economy has fallen by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2012 compared to the previous quarter and was flat compared to the same quarter a year ago. The main contributors to this fall were the manufacturing and mining and quarrying sectors, which fell 1.5 per cent and 10.2 per cent respectively. Construction overall fared slightly better, growing by 0.3 per cent quarter on quarter, however compared to the same period a year ago construction was 11 per cent down.

  • CPA warns of marginal fall in Q4 construction output following Q3 growth

    Today’s GDP figures show the UK economy grew by 0.7% in Q4 of 2013 but construction declined 0.3% over the same period.

  • Prime minister's questions as it happened

    PMQs as-it-happened

    Review our live coverage of prime minister's questions, after Ed Miliband took on David Cameron amid a renewed risk of a double-dip recession.

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