Economic Insight

Monthly Economic Insight - July 2024

This month we take a look at the shape of the UK economy the next government will inherit after 4th July, and we give a quick recap of UK Finance’s prioirities for the next parliament. While British eyes are on the UK polls, there are still plenty of elections in 2024 H2. We’ll take a look at international developments in 2024 so far.

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Monthly Economic Insight - June 2024

The UK economy had a stronger than expected start to 2024, but with some sector exceptions. We take a look at how household costs and spending patterns have evolved so far this year. And as everyone else is talking about it, we have some general election analysis.

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Monthly Economic Insight - May 2024

The UK economy appears to have emerged from recession and headline inflation has continued to fall, in line with, the Bank of England’s expectation. This month we take a look at some the detail behind these indicators and whether the UK is now sailing in calmer economic waters, with interest cuts to follow.

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Monthly Economic Insight - April 2024

This month we review what might be the penultimate fiscal event of this parliament, the latest deliberation from the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and provide a preview of UK Finance’s new Buy-to-Let data dashboard.

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Monthly Economic Insight - March 2024

Ahead of the March 6th Budget there has been good news and bad news – the news on the public finances was better than expected. But first estimates of the UK economy’s performance at the end of 2023 prompted headlines announcing recession. We’ll look at the detail, how sectors have performed since the pandemic, and how the UK stacks up internationally.

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Monthly Economic Insight - February 2024

January has been a busy month for economic news, bringing more insight on consumer behaviour over the key Christmas period, what appeared to be a surprise increase in inflation, as well as significant international developments and the latest decision from the Monetary Policy Committee. This month’s briefing trots through some of the many headlines.

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