New surveys suggest the British economy is picking up
The UK’s services sector, which accounts for around 75% of the economy, grew by its fastest rate in eight months in April, new data suggest.
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The coming end of EU work restrictions for people from Romania and Bulgaria is having little impact on their plans to move, BBC surveys suggest.
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The UK’s construction industry remains weak despite signs of a recovery, official figures suggest.
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Banks should tell customers when their savings increase beyond the level that would be guaranteed if the institution collapsed, MPs suggest.
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New figures suggest that more than half the women aged 60 are now in paid work for the first time ever.
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UK retail sales fell at a seasonally-adjusted rate of 0.1% in December from the month before, official figures suggest.
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