In 2019, the Creative Industries directly created 2.1 million jobs and directly contributed £115.9 billion to UK GDP, with an even greater...

Retail sales fell sharply in July, but we don’t see this as a reason to turn bearish on the consumer outlook. The slide was partly due to one-off...

July’s fall in inflation is likely to represent only brief respite for consumers. After a larger than expected rise in the energy price cap, we...

A decent rise in GDP in Q2 confirmed hopes that the relaxation of Covidrestrictions would trigger a strong response from the economy. And the...

Rising coronavirus cases have resulted in London moving further from normality throughout June and into July. London’s normality score in mid-July...

The region with the strongest forecast GVA rise in 2021 is the East Midlands, with an 8.2% increase, closely followed by the West Midlands, North...

Oil prices have stabilised around $75pb following the OPEC+ deal earlier thismonth to taper production cuts starting in August. The improved...

Another upside inflation surprise points to the CPI measure peaking much higher than we previously thought. But June’s rise in prices did little...

There has been a rise in Covid 19 cases , exacerbated by the more transmissible Delta variant. As a result, the Oxford Economics Normality Tracker...

The government’s announcement that most of the remaining Covid restrictions are likely to be removed on July 19 has bolstered our confidence in...