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British Chambers of Commerce UK Monthly Economic Review for August

Posted: 7th August 2014

British-Chamber-of-CommerceThis briefing provides an easy-to-use commentary on the key economic indicators for UK businesses. The report also provides a comparison between the economic data compiled by external organisations such as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the BCC’s own Quarterly Economic Survey and economic forecast.

This month’s headlines:

• UK economy grew by 0.8% in Q2 2014, driven by a strengthening services sector

• UK GDP back at pre-crisis level and UK set to be the fastest-growing G7 economy in 2014

• Weak pay growth and poor public finances remain risks to the UK’s economic outlook

Click here to view the report

Business Comment

Business Comment is the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce’s bi-monthly magazine. It provides insight on Edinburgh’s vibrant business community, with features on the city’s key sectors, interviews with leading figures and news on new business developments in the capital.
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