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Inflation continues its falling streak to 4.2%

Inflation has continued to fall, and the Consumer Prices Index now stands at 4.2 per cent, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.

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UK economy 'probably already in recession'

The UK economy is probably already in recession, according to senior economists at the Centre for economics and business research (Cebr).

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Bank urged to inject more cash into economy

The Bank of England should be bold and increase the Quantitative Easing (QE) programme by a further £50 billion, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has claimed.

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Gas and electricity prices fall

The UK's largest energy providers have all announced a drop in energy bills this week.

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Small businesses raise Olympic concerns

The Olympics may not have the positive effect that was promised according to a number of small businesses.

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All the economy needs is an environment that puts business first

It is only business that can create recovery in the current economic climate, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has claimed.

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Surprise growth for service providers

The service sector saw 'surprisingly buoyant' business conditions in December, according to the latest figures from Markit/CIPs.

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Manufacturing advisory service launches as industry growth slumps

The Government has launched a national programme to help small and medium manufacturing businesses to grow.

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2012 to offer golden opportunities to businesses

The year ahead will offer golden opportunities for some businesses, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said.

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UK economy grows faster than expected

UK gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.6 per cent in the third quarter of 2011, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed.

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