Economic Insight

  • Quarterly Trends in the Economy Analysis - October 2021

    In the first of a new series of quarterly Trends in the Economy Analysis papers, we take a dive into the detail of our credit card expenditure statistics. The data provides insights into the level of card spending on a monthly basis, breaks down whether it is online or in-person expenditure and offers a detailed look at the categories of spend and how these change over time.

  • Published: 05.10.2021

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  • Monthly Economic Insight - October 2021

    This month’s Economic Review looks at how the economy and public finances are shaping up ahead of the government’s Budget and Spending Review announcement later in the month. We’ll review the commitments already made and some of the trade-offs the Chancellor will face as he considers tax and spend priorities for the rest of this parliament.

  • Published: 05.10.2021

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  • Monthly Economic Insight - September 2021

    This month’s Economic Review has an international focus. With no country unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic the review considers how developed economies are faring, what the prospects for the labour market are, and how much the crisis has cost.

  • Published: 08.09.2021

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  • Monthly Economic Insight - August 2021

    This month’s economic bulletin we look at what’s happening to prices in this month’s Review. Prices have been on the rise, sparking a debate on inflation and the appropriate monetary policy response. The review also takes a peek at the latest business indicators following the final lifting of restrictions in England.

  • Published: 03.08.2021

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  • Monthly Economic Insight - July 2021

    This month’s economic bulletin has a business focus, reviewing the latest indicators on business confidence, trade performance and the outlook for investment – all of which will be important in driving the UK’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Published: 06.07.2021

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  • Monthly Economic Insight - June 2021

    This month’s economic bulletin focuses on some of the key consumer and business indicators that can provide an early read out on what has been happening since the UK embarked on the first steps on the government’s roadmap to reopen the economy.

  • Published: 01.06.2021

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  • Monthly Economic Insight - May 2021

    In the first of a new series of monthly economic bulletins we review some of the latest developments in the UK economy. As the nations of the UK move through the next phases of lifting restrictions that have been in place to manage the Covid-19 pandemic, this month’s update looks at where the UK economy currently stands and the near-term outlook.

  • Published: 07.05.2021

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