GDP up 0.3% as UK avoids triple-dip recession
Britain has avoided a triple-dip recession after the economy grew by 0.3% during the first quarter
25 April 2013
UK escapes recession
The UK climbed out of the double-dip recession with a bang between July and September as the economy returned to growth
25 October 2012
Double-dip recession not as deep as feared
Revised figures reveal a smaller contraction in the second quarter of the year than previously expected
27 September 2012
Economy shrinks by 0.7% pushing UK into deeper recession
Britain slumped to its longest double-dip recession in more than 50 years, after figures reveal the economy has shrunk
25 July 2012
Fuel duty 'could rocket' to reduce Treasury shortfall
Motorists could face a 50% rise in fuel duty in future years to cover a £13 billion hole
15 May 2012
UK back in recession
The UK is back in recession after a surprise 0.2% contraction in the economy in the first quarter of the year
25 April 2012
UK economic dip worse than first thought
Gross domestic product (GDP), a broad measure for the total economy, declined by 0.3% in the final quarter of 2011
28 March 2012
Economy shrinks by 0.2%
The UK's economy suffered a worse-than-expected 0.2% contraction in the final quarter of 2011
25 January 2012
Faster growth boosts recovery hopes
UK economic recovery hopes were boosted today when figures revealed the pace of growth accelerated faster than expected in the third quarter of 2011
1 November 2011
UK economic growth slower than first thought
The economy grew at a slower rate between April and June than thought, as the country's recovery nearly ground to a halt
5 October 2011
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44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
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5 July 2022Provident borrowers who were mis-sold loans they couldn't afford will receive refunds of some of the interest and fees they were charged this July, it's been confirmed. But they'll get back less than 10% of what they're owed.
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17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
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