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FuseMetrix’s approach to productivity reflected in Government press release

Productivity can be famously hard to measure, but the ONS recorded the April to June quarter as producing the fastest falling figures for five years. Measured by output per hour these numbers are always relatively crude, but the two quarters prior to this one had also seen zero growth.

Falling energy prices sees slowdown in UK inflation

UK inflation increased at its slowest rate in almost three years in October after the energy regulator lowered price caps, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Official statistics show third quarter slowdown in wage growth

UK wage growth slowed in the three months to September according to official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Surprise rise in unemployment suggests jobs market slowdown

The UK jobs market has showed signs of slowing after the rate of unemployment suddenly went up in the June to August period.

Growth in three months to August wards off recession fears

The UK economy should avoid a recession according to the Office for National Statistics after growth figures for the three months to the end of August exceeded expectations.

Productivity falls at fastest rate for five years

According to the Office for National Statistics, UK productivity has fallen by the fastest rate in five years.

UK house prices in slowest rise in seven years

According to the Office for National Statistics, house prices rose at the slowest rate at any time since September 2012 in the year to July.

Economic growth exceeds expectations in July

The UK economy grew quicker than expected in July with a growth rate of 0.3 per cent.

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